This week, the House and Senate completed a Congressional budget resolution for the first time in six years. Earlier this year, the President released his own budget proposal that outlined markedly different goals for the Fiscal Year 2016 Federal budget.
PGPF has prepared a new analysis and charts comparing the proposals and priorities of each budget. This comparative analysis features seven charts, including the one above, that illustrate the key differences between the plans.
The President and Congress must reach a compromise that reconciles their disagreements before September 30, or else they will risk a partial government shutdown. Congress and the Administration should use the budget process to work together to propose comprehensive bipartisan fiscal reforms that address our fiscal challenges and improve our economy for the long term.