Read a rundown on the top public policy issues facing state lawmakers in 2015, state-private sector partnerships for infrastructure, e-cigarettes and taxes and dealing with cuts to mental health programs.
On March 4, 2014, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2015 budget to fund the federal government. The FY 2015 budget plan totals $3.9 trillion in outlays, a $250 billion increase over current estimates for FY 2014. Related to the NRI Committee, within the President's request was:
On Jan. 17, 2014 President Barack Obama signed into law the $1.1 trillion omnibus legislation that will fund the federal government for Fiscla Year 2014. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 combines all 12 appropriation bills that will fund the federal government through Fiscal Year 2014 and is an increase of $45 billion in comparison to FY 2013 levels, post sequestration.
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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