Federal budget season is here in Washington again, and the National Press Foundation has some help for journalists who seek to cover it. Steve Gettinger, Deputy Managing Editor of CQ Weekly, and NPR
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Here are the resources from our workshop featuring budget experts and experienced reporters who walked us through the politics and the process of cobbling together our nation’s spending plan for fiscal 2013.
Tom Kahn, Minority House Budget Committee staff director
Austin Smythe, Majority House Budget Committee staff director
Joseph Minarik, Sr. VP and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development
Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Stan Collender, Managing Director, Qorvis Communication
Sudeep Reddy, Economics Staff Writer, The Wall Street Journal
The Federal Budget (Minarik) [download]Joseph J. Minarik [read bio]Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development
What To Expect From The Parties and the President (MacGuineas, Collender, Horney) [download]Maya MacGuineas [read bio]President, Committee for a Responsible Federal BudgetStan Collender [read bio]Managing Director, Qorvis Communications, LLCJames R. HorneyVice President for Fiscal Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Nuts and Bolts of the Budget Process (Smythe and Kahn) [download]Austin Smythe [read bio]Staff Director, Republican staff of House Budget CommitteeThomas S. Kahn [read bio]Minority Chief of Staff, House of Representative’s Budget Committee
How to Report on the Budget Process [download]Sudeep Reddy [read bio]Economics Reporter, Wall Street JournalKerry Young [read bio]Co-editor, CQ Budget Tracker, Congressional Quarterly