Discretionary Spending

June 3, 2012, 9am PDT
LA Councilmember Paul Krekorian discusses reducing the city's budget deficit, the impacts his decisions will have on core services and civil servants, and the tolls that come with taking on a budget crisis during a period of fiscal austerity.
The Planning Report
September 17, 2009, 7am PDT
This map from <em>Mint</em> looks at American cities that have spent the least so far in 2009, and those that are also cutting back budgets.
Mint
July 23, 2009, 6am PDT
While HUD's budget has decreased by 4%, the Federal Railroad Administration is up 35%. This is just one of the revelations to be found in this interactive graphic of the Obama Administration's proposed federal budget for 2010.
wallstats.com