Progressive Caucus Proposes FY17 Budget Substitute

(Corrects dollar amount in second note.) Congressional Progressive Caucus’s proposed budget for FY17 “provides major reinvestments in our country through infrastructure, education and wage growth to increase opportunity for all,” group says in statement.

  • NOTE: CPC is largest caucus within House Democratic Caucus
  • NOTE: House Budget Cmte Chairman Tom Price Thursday presented draft FY17 budget blueprint to House GOP lawmakers that sticks to $1.07t spending limit agreed to last yr; House Freedom Caucus members said today they oppose plan
  • See CPC proposal