70+ agencies in the United States Federal Government produce public statistics. Annual historical statistical tables of government data from 1995 for national income or expenditure, population, employment, wages, and productivity, production and business activity. Spreadsheet format option. Link to FRASER with data back to first report 1947.
The mission of USAspending.gov is to show the American public what the federal government spends every year and how it spends the money. Use this source to view spending by state, agency and contract, view award and grant spending and more. Tools are available to visualize and download data.
In the course of assessing the president's budget, congressional committees hold hearings and release reports, just as they do when deliberating any other bill.
Since 1914, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has published statistical information on the U.S. economy and banking industry. FRASER has over 30,000 of these releases from 80 titles, dating 1916-201. Earlier data from the Economic Report of the President back to 1945 in PDF format. Compliment to ALFRED and FRED.
Office of Management and Budget
Assists president in preparation of the budget
Supervises/evaluates federal agencies and their performance
Sets funding priorities
Council of Economic Advisors
Three member panel appointed by president; appointments are subject to Senate confirmation
Assists in preparation of the Economic Report of the President
Evaluates economic trends and assesses likely effects of such trends on policy goals