Some Basic Budget Tutorials from CRS

11.29.12 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

In a series of newly updated reports presumably intended for new Members of Congress who are unfamiliar with basic features of the federal budget, the Congressional Research Service presented the very rudiments of the budget process.  See:

Basic Federal Budgeting Terminology, November 26, 2012

Overview of the Authorization-Appropriations Process, November 26, 2012

Baselines and Scorekeeping in the Federal Budget Process, November 26, 2012

Budget Reconciliation Legislation: Development and Consideration, November 26, 2012

Entitlements and Appropriated Entitlements in the Federal Budget Process, November 26, 2012

Legislative Procedures for Adjusting the Public Debt Limit: A Brief Overview, November 26, 2012