Tag Archives: FY 2011

ED Releases Final State 2011-12 Allocations

(This post was written by Travis Hicks, one of Thompson’s federal education policy editors, and originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 policy.) The U.S. Department of Education yesterday released its state-by-state program allocations for the 2011-12…

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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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Last-Minute Deal Saves Federal Government From Shutdown

It looks like President Obama “pulling the car over” may have made a difference after all. Before the federal government’s funding was cut off at midnight on Friday, negotiators narrowly avoided a shutdown by reaching a deal for the fiscal…

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Government Shutdown: Time Runs Out at Midnight

The witching hour approaches. Unless budget negotiators can pull out a last-minute compromise over fiscal year 2011′s spending priorities, at midnight tonight the federal government turns into a pumpkin—a very large, inanimate and inoperable pumpkin.

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Budget Talks Continue as Shutdown Threat Remains High

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the final hours of our fiscal year 2011 budget negotiations.

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Averting Government Shutdown Looks Unlikely

In a series of eleventh-hour efforts to avoid the government shutdown, budget negotiators met through the night on Wednesday and President Obama called House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., back to the White House…

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Government Shutdown Likelihood: High

Government funding runs out Friday, and despite indications that talks over the fiscal year 2011 budget continue, it’s looking more and more likely that a shutdown is unavoidable. Meetings between budget negotiators on the Hill and administration officials continued today,…

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Shutdown Looms: Three Days Left And Counting…

With T-minus three days until the next deadline to prevent a government shutdown, President Obama is inserting himself into the budget debate today in a sit down with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.,  House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Senate…

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Bridging the Budget Gap, One Step at a Time

Budget negotiations are hardly expected to be a walk in the park, but the current spending conversations taking place on Capitol Hill could indicate that this year will be one to remember.

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Breaking News: Senate Dems Unveil CR For Remainder of FY 11

Today, Senate Democrats unveiled their spending vision for the remainder of fiscal year 2011. Their proposal cuts $51 billion from the FY 2011 budget that was proposed by President Obama but never enacted.

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