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INPUT Examines Impact of FY11 Agreement on DHS, DOJ Grants

A post on INPUT’s blog yesterday discussed how the climate for winning Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice grants has changed with the final budget agreement for the remainder of fiscal year 2011.

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The Devil is in the Details

(This guest post was written by Erika Fitzpatrick) In its fitful approach to funding the federal government through the second half of FY 2011 — and avoiding a government shutdown — Congress has passed a number of continuing resolutions that,…

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Breaking News: Budget Reprieve

Democrats and Republicans found common ground today on temporary measures to avoid a government shutdown.

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Proposed Two-Week CR Culls $890 Million from ED

(This post is excerpted from an alert to Thompson subscribers and was written by Charles Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) A two-week funding extension proposed by House Republicans last Friday would cut $4 billion, foreshadowing larger cuts…

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To Cut or Not to Cut Remains the Question

Like death and taxes, the federal government is one of those things that’s always certain to be humming along in the background, right?!  If the D.C. powers that be don’t pass a spending bill by March 4, that humming will…

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Showdown at the D.C. Corral

Hang onto your hats, folks. It could be a rough ride over the next couple of weeks as Republicans and Democrats duke it out over spending priorities in the waning days of the continuing resolution that expires on March 4…

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It’s a Mad Mad (Budgetary) World

Today, after days of Republican and Democratic sparring over spending priorities, the House slogged its way into day three working through nearly 600 proposed amendments to HR 1, the continuing resolution that would provide funding for the remainder of fiscal…

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House Budget Committee Settles on $32 Billion in FY 11 Cuts

The debate over spending levels for the rest of the current fiscal year ratcheted up a notch today. According to its website, the House Budget Committee will set the spending cap for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 at $1.055…

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