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Biden Plans to Reveal Budget Spending Priorities Next Week (1)

March 23, 2021, 7:21 PM

President Joe Biden plans to unveil his initial 2022 spending requests next week to help shape congressional negotiations, and expects to release a full budget proposal in the coming months, the administration said Tuesday.

The document will include Biden’s discretionary funding priorities, broken down by agency with some additional details within them, the Office of Management and Budget said.

It’s the administration’s opening move in discussions over fiscal 2022 annual spending bills. Biden will have to win support from Republicans in the evenly divided Senate, where 60 votes are needed to spend the money.

Proposed spending increases are likely to ...

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