Thursday, March 23, 2017

President's FY 2017 Budget Request

On February 9, the White House Office of Management and Budget released the President's Budget Request for FY 2017, which totals approximately $5.8 billion for NOAA and supports investments in: (1) community resilience, (2) evolving the National Weather Service, (3) observational infrastructure, and (4) organizational excellence.  NOAA requests a total of $520 million to support the continued and enhanced operations of OAR, an increase of $30.7 million above the FY 2016 enacted.  You can find more detailed information in the NOAA FY 2017 Blue Book.

Budget Process

We receive many questions about the timing of the budget process.  The timeline below is intended as a guide to help explain the process from budget formulation to execution. 

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Constituent Updates

OAR Assistant Administrator Craig McLean holds quarterly OAR Update calls for constituents.

Please email or call Rochelle Plutchak at 301-734-1176 to be added to the invitation list for these calls.

Constituent Calendar

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