Boosting domestic spending

CQ Budget, Ep. 197

Biden's $1.52 trillion discretionary budget request does not include equal increases in defense and nondefense discretionary spending, which could lead to a bumpy appropriations process next year.  (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Biden's $1.52 trillion discretionary budget request does not include equal increases in defense and nondefense discretionary spending, which could lead to a bumpy appropriations process next year. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted April 9, 2021 at 1:02pm

The Biden administration on Friday released its wish list for discretionary spending for fiscal 2022. The proposal would boost nondefense spending by 16 percent and defense spending by 1.7 percent over current funding levels. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman discuss the details of the plan, the winners and the losers. 

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