Questions tagged [budget]

An estimate of costs, revenues, and resources over a specified period, reflecting a reading of future financial conditions and goals

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
308 views

Do political parties pay for opinion polls?

I'm curious about whether political parties pay survey companies for public opinion data. I could imagine, for example, the American parties having a consultancy relationship with Gallup or something....
1
vote
2answers
126 views

What countries require a supermajority for budget approval?

A few US states require or required a supermajority in the legislature to pass the annual budget. The issue is somewhat complicated by the fact that in some states some budgetary items/issues require ...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

Is there a (detailed) comparison of what the White House requested and what Congress approved for the HHS for FY2020?

To give you an idea what I'm looking for, I found such a comparison for science: I'm looking for a similar graph/comparison for the HHS, which includes the NIH, FDA, CDC, SAMHSA, Medicare & ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

Will the proposed 2017 budget move the responsibility of public services funding to the states?

I have heard that the federal government is taking away federal funding from things like planned parenthood and meals on wheels for example. But then I'm also hearing that they are taking that funding ...
0
votes
1answer
305 views

Does the US 2013 sequester affect politicians own salaries and benefits?

From Big cuts spur calls to Congress from irate constituents, Thomas Ferraro, Reuters: They have not worked together in Washington. And so the across-the-board cuts of the so-called "sequester&...
0
votes
2answers
159 views

Will the Sequester result in an increase in spending over 2012?

Several news organizations are reporting that if the Sequester is allowed to be implemented it will most likely not be felt by most Americans, and that even with the Sequester cuts 2013 spending will ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Do bipartisan/cohabitation budgets widen the deficit more than one-party budgets?

I've read in a paper that I can't find araing right now that supermajority requirements (in state budgets) tend increase deficit spending because more "pork barrel" interest are included. If we ...
-1
votes
1answer
263 views

Could entertainment industry be taxed to support things like NEA/CPB to save it from Trump budget cuts?

One of the news about Trump's proposed budget was elimination of funding for National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Corporation for Public ...
-2
votes
1answer
154 views

Is it true that the USA funds a Shrimp Museum with the federal budget? [closed]

Apparently, the USA funds a Shrimp Museum at the federal level; I'd imagine as a form of pork-barrel spending. However, I've been looking for this online but ain't found much, thus I ask this. Is ...
-2
votes
1answer
251 views

Do Republicans intend to put policy riders in the next appropriations bill?

Democrats and Republicans in Congress, under the leadership of budget chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, recently agreed on a budget deal which specifies government funding levels for 2014. Of course,...

1 2
3