Sep 10, 2018
Every year, the President submits a budget request to Congress, but how much attention does Congress pay to those requests? In this episode, we compare the Trump administration requests to the amounts actually provided by Congress for fiscal year 2018.
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Report: Feds to give $1.5 million for Mississippi town's gas line, MyPlainview, September 4, 2018.
Article: Federal grant aims to build drone industry near Del. River & Bay's NJ airport, Delaware Business Now, September 4, 2018.
Community Bulletin: U.S. Department of Commerce awards $2 million for workforce training in Sylva, Mauntain Xpress, September 4, 2018.
Article: How rising inequality has widened the justice gap by Robert H. Frank, The New York Times, August 31, 2018.
Report: Agency gets $3.6M for affordable housing in NM by ABQJournal News Staff, Albuquerque Journal, August 30th, 2018.
Report: BGSU helps get $1 million grant for Delta water improvements by BGSU Marketing and Communications, Sentinel-Tribune, August 29, 2018.
Report: Agriculture department will pay $4.7 billion to farmers hit in trade war by Bill Chappell, NPR, August 28, 2018.
Ranking: The 25 richest American families, ranked by Hillary Hoffower, Business Insider, July 28, 2018.
Article: Got drones that can man the border? The DHS may have an opportunity for you. by Robert J. Terry, Washington Business Journal, May 4, 2018.
Report: DHS is putting the finishing touches on a new personnel system for its cyber workforce by Nicole Ogrysko, Federal News Radio, March 8, 2018.
Article: Michigan gambled on charter schools. Its children lost. by Mark Binelli, The New York Times, September 5, 2017.
Article: CDFIs rack up colossal returns for the American people by Anthony Price, New York Business Journal, April 27, 2017.
Article: If Trump cuts this little-known federal program, it will gut low-income communities by Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company, March 16, 2017.
Article: A sobering look at what Betsy DeVos did to education in Michigan - and what she might do as secretary of education by Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post, December 8, 2016.
Article: Drones, so useful in war, may be too costly for border duty, by Ron Nixon, The New York Times, November 2, 2016.
Report: DHS: 'We're not looking for the 30-year-career employee' by Nicole Ogrysko, Federal News Radio, July 5, 2016.
Report: Do the employment requirements for eligibility apply to everyone? [Food Stamps], Eligibility.com, February 6, 2016.
Report: OPM's Bailey to take on DHS' morale, engagement challenges by Jason Miller, Federal News Radio, January 6, 2016.
Report: OPM OKs 1,000 cyber positions at DHS by Meredith Somers, Federal News Radio, November 10, 2015.
Article: Teenage stowaway said to survive 2,300-mile flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of jet by Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post, April 21, 2014.
Report: Walmart workers cost taxpayers $6.2 billion in public assistance by Clare O'Connor, Forbes, April 15, 2014.
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American Council on Education: A brief guide to the federal budget and appropriations process
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Analysis: An analysis of the President's 2018 budget, Congressional Budget Office, July 13, 2017.
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Congress.gov Resources: Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018
Congressional Research Service: The Congressional Appropriations Process: An Introduction
Congressional Research Service: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations: FY2018
FedBizOpps.gov: Robotic Aircraft Sensor Program (RASP) - Borders (B)
Medicaid.gov Info: Eligibility
National & Community Service Info: What is Americorps?
Office of Community Service Programs: Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)
Programs Report: Nutrition Assistance Programs Repost May 2018
TSA Info: Screening Partnership Program
U.S. Department of Labor Info: Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
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