Highlights of the President’s FY 2022 Budget
The president’s full budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022 was released May 28, 2021. (A summary of discretionary funding priorities was released in April [see Budget Brief 21-18].) The expansion of the request to include mandatory spending is important because the budget would create or increase a multitude of mandatory programs pursuant to the administration’s American Jobs Plan (AJP) and American Families Plan (AFP), which are part of the budget.
This brief highlights components of the FY 2022 proposal that would affect states.