March 11, 2014

President Obama’s FY15 Budget Request


President Obama released his FY15 budget proposal last week. This post contains links to relevant budget documents, congressional budget justifications, testimonies, and media articles. This post will be updated with new information throughout the week.

Department of State and Other International Programs
President Obama requested a total of $46.2 billion for the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development. This amount also includes $5.9 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations activity.


Department of Agriculture
The President’s FY 15 budget request would provide $23.7 billion for the Department of Agriculture.


Department of the Treasury
President Obama requested a total of $13.8 billion for the Department of the Treasury.


Opportunity, Growth, and Security Initiative
President Obama proposed a $56 billion Opportunity, Growth, and Security Initiative. This new initiative will fund research and development projects, education and training programs, and infrastructure projects. The President’s $1 billion Climate Resilience Fund is part of this new initiative.

 


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Media Articles


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