This page provides links to information about how the budget and legislative processes work. If you want to know how the federal budget is developed each year, or how a law is made, the sources on this page will help!
This well-known report from the Congressional Research Service provides an in-depth description of the Federal budget process. It is periodically updated. This link is to the Open CRS site with copies of current and past versions of the report.
Defines defense budget terminology, describes the structure of the defense budget, reviews the process within DoD and Congress. This 1998 report will only be updated if there are significant changes to the defense budget process. This link is to the Open CRS site.