Looking Beyond the Budget Duel

For the past two years, usgovernmentspending.com has featured the budget resolutions authored by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), so U.S. citizens and others could compare the GOP vision of the future with the president's vision. Unfortunately, all during this period the Senate Budget Committee, despite earnest efforts, failed to produce a budget resolution as required by law. But now, under the able leadership of Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), the Senate committee has produced a budget for FY14 and beyond and usgovernmentspending.com is now able to present both the Ryan budget and the Murray budget for comparison at usgovernmentspending.com. Unfortunately, the president has not yet submitted a budget to Congress as required by law, so we cannot compare the efforts of the two solons with the budgeting effort of the Office of Management and Budget. But the OMB budget is expected to be published on April 8, 2013. Meanwhile, we have the two budgets from...(Read Full Article)