Human Needs Report: Special FY2017 Presidential Budget Request Edition


February 16, 2016

CHN just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, our regular newsletter on national policy issues affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. This special edition includes articles the President’s FY2017 budget request, a breakdown of the budget by select departments, and related tax policy analysis. See below for the full analysis and links to each section of the report.
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The FY17 Federal Budget – President Obama’s Budget Makes Critical Investments in Human Needs Programs
The Obama Administration released its Fiscal Year 2017 budget request on Tuesday, February 9. The budget stays within the levels agreed to in the Bipartisan Budget Act enacted last fall, while providing additional sequestration relief in later years. Highlights from select agency budgets are found in the articles that follow. READ MORE »

Select Departmental FY2017 Presidential Budget Requests

The Coalition on Human Needs compiled information from the President’s FY17 budget request for select government departments that most directly impact low-income and other disadvantaged populations. READ MORE »

Tax Policies in the FY2017 Presidential Budget Request – Increased Support for Those with Low Incomes; More Revenues, Largely from High Earners and Corporations
The President’s budget includes several proposed changes to tax credits that would benefit low- and middle-income families. READ MORE »

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