If you read our newsletter today, you know President Obama will be releasing his budget proposal right after the National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness. We’ll be hosting a webinar on the budget on February 15 – you can register up now.
Every year, before the appropriations season begins in earnest, the president submits a budget proposal to Congress. In it, he outlines how he thinks the country should allocate federal resources – in short, it’s one way the president conveys his thoughts, priorities, and ideas to the members of Congress.
The release of the president’s budget proposal is an event that will focus a lot of the Alliance’s resources: we’ll issue briefs, blogs, advocacy opportunities, a press release, and our analysis of what the president’s budget could mean for homeless and low-income people in a webinar. To prepare for the whirlwind, you might want to go over some of these blogs as a refresher on the president’s budget.
And for a little context: