The President’s FY2019 Budget

Rolling AnalysisThe President’s FY2019 BudgetFollow our rolling analysis as we go through the details – so you can easily go from big picture to deep dive to plain weird anomaly.

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Feb 12, 2018  | 3 min read | Print Article

Want to know what’s in President Trump’s 2019 Budget? Our staff brings over 20 years of experience while going through the details – so you can easily go from big picture to deep dive to plain weird anomaly.

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Below are the documents that comprise the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget. Supplemental materials and other information are located on the White House’s Office of Management and Budget website.

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February 12, 2018

Introduction to the FY19 Presidential Budget

The Budget Process Explained in 13 Facts

Statement on President Trump’s FY19 Budget

 Interest(ed) Spending

Missing the Mox

 Mountains of Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Spending

 Energy Loan Guarantee Program Nixed, Part 2 (Is this time for real?)

 (Un)Essential Air Service

 Conflicting Numbers for Pentagon Spending

 Planting Savings in the Farm Bill

 Budget Addendum to Deal with Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

Is Base Closure Dead, or Just Going Underground?

Department of Homeland Security: One of Just Three Receiving an Increase

Common Sense Savings in Crop Insurance Program

Border Security and Immigration

Evidently, No Reforms Needed at the Pentagon

[UPDATE – 2/13/18, 3:30 pm:] Details [Still] Missing In The DOE Budget

DOI Budget Focus on Energy Development Accelerates Taxpayer Losses

February 13, 2018

The F-35 Continues to Gobble Up the Aircraft Procurement Budget

F-35 Blueberry Chart is now a Blueberry Pie Chart

Digging Deep into the Weeds of Reform at USDA

National Nuclear Security Administration

Blocking Community Development Block Grants

Fishing for Saved Dollars

Zero Sum for SMRs

F-22 Raptor Facelift

Interior Reports Hardrock Royalty off the Table

Better Stewardship of Conservation Dollars

February 14, 2018

Abrams Tanks: Old Programs Never Die, They Don’t Even Fade Away

Federal Funding for Cybersecurity

OCO Once Again Federal Government’s 4th Largest “Agency” in Discretionary Budget

Corps of Engineers: Games Presidents Play

Biofuels and Biomass Programs on the Chopping Block, Where They Belong

More on Net Interest – A Lot More

Rolling Over on Offshore Revenues

February 15, 2018

Follow the Money…to Your Local Shipyard

Putting Power Marketing Administrations on the Market. Again.

Regional Development Commissions are back on the Table

Proposed Cuts and Increased Timber Cutting for the Forest Service

February 16, 2018

Why You Should Care About Deficits and Debt

The 2018 Budget Olympics – Gold For Everyone!