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Biden proposes spike in federal spending in $1.5T budget proposal

28 days ago   |   By New York Post

President Biden's first annual budget proposal calls for a surge in federal spending on climate change, civil rights and immigration services on top of his massive just-passed stimulus and pending $2.3T infrastructure bills. The budget proposal calls for a a 16 percent increase in domestic spending and a 1.7 percent increase in Pentagon spending in fiscal...
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Biden's $1.5T 2022 budget includes 16 percent domestic spending boost

Biden's $1.5T 2022 budget includes 16 percent domestic spending boost

28 days ago   |   By Politico

President Joe Biden's first budget calls for massive boosts to low-income schools, public health programs and fighting climate change, plus a slight Pentagon funding bump that is unlikely to fly with many in Congress.
The request unveiled by the White House on Friday asks Congress to provide non-defense programs with a total of $769 billion for the upcoming fiscal year, in addition to $753 billion for national defense programs, including cash for overseas activities.
That amounts to a 16 percent increase over current funding levels for domestic programs - bringing that total to 3.3 percent...
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