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Budget Committee

A committee in a legislature that provides oversight in the preparation of the government budget. Depending on the particular committee, it may directly write the budget, receive expenditure estimates from government agencies and/or draft legislation implementing the budget.
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Rob Portman (R-OH), member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees and House Budget Committee member Rep.
VOA's Michael Bowman reports, the conference brings together top lawmakers from the House and Senate budget committees that, for years, have been deadlocked on federal spending and taxation.
I'm heartened when anyone wants to participate in things like school district budget committees," she said.
The Majlis majority has organized the new Majlis and dumped all minority members from the National Security and Budget Committees, two of the most important committees in the chamber.
would set deficit targets and require budget committees to reduce entitlement spending if there was too much red ink.
The House and Senate Budget committees use the President's budget proposal as a starting point for negotiations on a Congressional Budget Resolution that will be used to guide the appropriations process later in the year.
The board in November approved the program, which was proposed by the Communications Committee and endorsed by both the Program Evaluation and Budget committees.
The budget committees of both houses of the Diet will each be convened for two days -- the House of Representatives Budget Committee on Nov.
During his first year, Cardenas was the only freshman legislator to acquire seats on both the Assembly appropriations and budget committees.
Because of the state's extraordinary public records law and open meetings laws, legislators have to make public any budget requests they file with the budget committees, and much of the budget deliberation takes place in public.
Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, "Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math mistake?
Kaseberg said members also tried to follow state guidelines pertaining to public budget committees, which warn against including such quorums in group e-mail messages, but said she inadvertently did so on one occasion.