Federal Budget Tag Archives

HUD’s 202 Program Secures White House FY 2020 Funding Anomaly

As Congress returns from its August recess, lawmakers must act to secure funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020 ahead of the September 30 deadline. The White House released a list of requested anomalies, or changes to the current funding levels and legislative language, if lawmakers rely on a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government past Sept. 30. HUD’s Section 202 Housing for the Elderly secured a coveted spot on that list.

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Congressional Leaders, President Trump Broker 2020-2021 Budget Deal

Congressional leaders and President Trump have finished negotiating a $1.3 trillion two-year budget deal. If passed by Congress and signed by the President, the deal would eliminate the spending caps for the final two years of sequestration imposed by the Budget Control Act of 2011, suspend the federal debt ceiling until July 31, 2021, and boost federal spending by $320 billion over two years with $77 billion in offsets.

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NH&RA Recommends Members Join Letter Urging Congress to Lift Spending Caps for FY- 2020

Nondefense discretionary (NDD) United is leading a letter urging Congress to end the Budget Control Act of 2011 sequester spending caps. Overall NDD funding would be cut by 12 percent (adjusting for inflation) compared to fiscal 2019 levels. NH&RA signed the letter and encourages our members to consider signing as well. The deadline to sign the letter is Feb. 15.

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