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On Feb. 2, 2015 President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2016 budget request to fund the federal government. See details on specific state-federal program funding here. NCSL NRI Committee staff put together an overview of the budgets for programs that fall under NRI's issue area jurisdiction. FY 2016 President's Budget Request: Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee Overview
On Dec. 13, 2014 Congress passed a budget that funds a majority of the federal government for the reminder of the fiscal year until the end of September 2015.The last-minute agreement, the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 (H.R. 83), passed the House and Senate by bipartisan votes of 219-206 and 56-40, respectively and the President signed it into law on Dec. 16. See an overview of funding for various state-federal programs.
The NCSL Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee is pleased to provide an analysis of specific program funding in the various federal budget and appropriations documents for FY 2015 and 2014 that are relevant to the areas of jurisdiction under the NRI committee. This page and its contents will be updated as neccessary.
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