What We're Watching

FFIS is tracking key issues for states in the coming weeks and months. 

Check out our Transition Tracker for an up-to-date list of recent executive actions, and our CRA Tracker for a list of Congressional actions to disapprove agency rulemakings under the Cognressional Review Act.

On March 16, the president issued a FY 2018 budget blueprint, proposing top-line discretionary spending for federal agencies, and a few policy details. Information about the blueprint is provided in our latest Budget Brief. 

The table below shows state funding for programs targeted for elimination that are tracked in the FFIS database (in thousands of dollars). These programs accounted for 9% of discretionary funding in FY 2016, ranging from 15% in Maine to 3% in Alaska.