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Cheat Sheet: Keeping Track of the FY 2013 Budget Proposal
In an effort to help keep subscribers keep track, FAM has created this cheat sheet for the Obama administration's FY 2013 budget proposal. The "cheat sheet" offers brief budget highlights for agencies important to FAM readers, as well as a link for additional information. Readers with s...
posted 2/14/12 4:42 PM read complete story
President Offers Budget Proposal, Including Community College Details
On Feb. 13 at the Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) in Annandale, VA, President Obama unveils his FY 2013 budget, including much sought details on his proposed $3 billion community college-industry program referenced in his State of the Union Address. The program would build up community ...
posted 2/13/12 4:38 PM read complete story
President Outlines Details of $180M STEM Proposals
Coinciding with the Second Annual White House Science Fair, President Obama offers details on upcoming proposals in his FY 2013 budget proposal that will focus on science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM) programs. Funding proposals include: $100 for the Nat'l Science Foundation (NSF) t...
posted 2/9/12 09:30 AM read complete story
(BUDGET) House Passes Resolution; Reid Says Measure Dead on Arrival
The House passes a continuing resolution (HJ Res 79/HR 2608) on Sept. 22 to keep the government operational until Nov. 18, but the legislation is dead on arrival in the Senate. The House's stop-gap measure would continue government operations at a rate of $1.043 trillion -- the total amount Congres...
posted 9/23/11 12:54 PM read complete story
(FY 2012) Senate Proposes New DoEd, HHS Programs, 'Promise' Increase
The Senate Appropriations Committee addresses FY 2012 spending for the Labor (DOL), Health & Human Services (HHS) and Education (DoEd) Depts., approving the measure on Sept. 21. The Labor-HHS-Ed legislation (the bill is not yet numbered) would provide $158 million in discretionary funding for t...
posted 9/22/11 1:28 PM read complete story
(FY 2011) FAM Offers Details on Budget Deal; Innovation Efforts Embraced
As FAM predicted (http://www.grantsandfunding.net/fam/7836), House and Senate negotiators offer details about the six-month continuing resolution (CR) (HR 1473) to fund the remainder of FY 2011 on April 12. The legislation, which is expected to be finalized by April 14, cuts $78.5 billion from the ...
posted 4/12/11 11:47 AM read complete story
(FY 2011) FAM Offers Budget Highlights; Specifics due April 12
House Appropriations Committee sources tell FAM that funding specifics for the FY 2011 budget agreement will be posted as early as April 12 on its Committee on Rules website (http://rules.house.gov/). House and Senate negotiators agreed to a six-month FY 2011 funding plan on April 8 to avert a gove...
posted 4/11/11 1:32 PM read complete story
(FY 2012) FAM Offers Details on Getting Involved in Growing 'Bond' Movement
As FAM predicted (http://www.grantsandfunding.net/fam/7607), the White House proposes $100 million to fund "social impact bond" pilot programs in its FY 2012 budget, and the private sector is wasting no time in getting involved to prove the worth of the proposal. Piloted in the United Kingdom (U.K....
posted 2/17/11 2:18 PM read complete story
(FY 2012) Obesity, Homeless, Job Training Efforts Receive Good News
The FY 2012 budget proposes tough cuts for most discretionary programs, but FAM has found some bright spots in the areas of agriculture research, homelessness prevention and job training. Obesity is a focus of research funding increase The Agriculture Dept. proposal would increase funding for the ...
posted 2/15/11 07:31 AM read complete story
(FY 2012) Proposal Seeks 11 Percent Increase for Education
Despite severe cuts for most federal agencies, the White House's budget proposal would be kind to President Obama's signature Education Dept. (DoEd) programs -- Race to the Top (RTT), Investing in Innovation (i3) and the Pell Grant Program. The FY 2012 budget would provide $3.73 trillion in spendin...
posted 2/14/11 12:36 PM read complete story
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