Budget Process

Publications

, salon
Our new national (in)security
Jonathan Bydlak

From salon:

The first real test of whether this country will learn any of the right lessons about national security from this ongoing pandemic moment will undoubtedly come in next year’s budget…

McSally and Sinema: How different are they really?
Jonathan Bydlak

The 2018 race for the Senate between Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema was one of the most hotly contested in the country. Polls leading up to Election Day showed each candidate…

, The Nation
Defense Contractors Don’t Need Another Covid Bailout
Jonathan Bydlak

From The Nation:

The first real test of whether this country will learn any of the right lessons about national security from this ongoing pandemic moment will undoubtedly come in next year’s…

, POGO
National (In)Security and the Pentagon Budget
Jonathan Bydlak

From POGO:

The first real test of whether this country will learn any of the right lessons about national security from this ongoing pandemic moment will undoubtedly come in next year’s budget…

, WFTV9
Video: Trump’s payroll tax cut unlikely for most workers
Jonathan Bydlak

From WFTV9:

“A lot of employers are going to choose to not do this because the risk is on them and why bother taking on that risk when the reality is it’s not really a payroll tax cut,” says…

How the Peach State Stacks up on Spending
Jonathan Bydlak

In my last post, I took a deeper dive into what Spending Tracker can teach us about the records of Members in North and South Carolina. This week, I’ve got—shall we say—Georgia on my…

, POGO
Power of the Purse Coalition Opposes OMB Effort to Involve Political Appointees in Apportionment
Jonathan Bydlak

WASHINGTON—The Power of the Purse Coalition opposes the recent change by the Office of Management and Budget requiring political appointees to sign off on every move to spend or stop funds…

Event: Ripe for Reform: Agricultural Policy for the 21st Century
Caroline Kitchens & Jonathan Bydlak & Clark Packard

Between the outbreak of a global pandemic and aggressive trade wars, the last several years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers.

In order to mitigate the damage from…

Event: Everything on the Table: The Case for Rethinking the Pentagon Budget
Jonathan Bydlak

In the era of COVID-19, increased spending across the board seems to be the norm. But why? Bipartisan support for federal relief has also led to more funding for numerous, unrelated policy…

, Washington Times
Policy analysts call for rethinking future Pentagon budgets
Jonathan Bydlak

From Washington Times:

With trillions of dollars being spent to battle the COVID-19 pandemic along with the next Pentagon budget topping out at more than $740 billion, now is an opportune moment…