The Congressional budget process has been in place for 25 years.
"If nothing else, it shows us that the budget process works fine when the policy differences are off the table."
"It offers strong political support for what we're going to have to go through in the budget process," he said.
Now, the fate of the budget process is less clear.
Only in Washington would this current broken budget process seem sound.
He said state officials would find the necessary money during the budget process.
In 1981 the budget process was a vehicle for major change.
But he also needs Republican support for his next round in the budget process.
She also opened the budget process to the public so people could understand the costs of services in the community.
We will, of course, come back to this several times during the overall budget process.