Budget Brief 9-05
March 17, 2009

After operating under a series of continuing resolutions (CRs) since October 1, 2008, a host of federal departments and agencies have finally received full-year funding for fiscal year (FY) 2009 under an omnibus appropriations bill that was signed by President Obama on March 11, 2009 (P.L. 111-08).

Enacted last year, P.L. 110-139 included full-year appropriations for defense, military construction, veteran