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The U.S. Federal Budget Process - US Government Info - About.com
As a critical part of the budget process, the congressional Budget Resolution sets spending limits on discretionary government programs for the next 5 years.
US Federal Government Spending - US Economy - About.com
U.S. Federal government spending for FY 2015 is budgeted at $3.812 trillion. Find out where your tax dollars go.
Want to Really Cut Government Spending? Bring Back the Draft
Jun 2, 2014 ... Reinstate the draft, so we all will have a reason to care about America's defense spending.
US Federal Government Budget FY 2013 Summary - US Economy
Like all Federal budgets, the President's FY 2013 budget was supposed to guide U.S. government spending for that fiscal year (October 1 2012 - September 30 ...
US Federal Budget Breakdown - US Economy - About.com
The federal budget is important to you because it spends your hard-earned tax dollars -- lots of them! Find out where your money goes, why the government ...
Mandatory Spending Including Social Security and Medicare
Apr 5, 2014 ... When so much of the budget goes towards fulfilling mandatory programs, the government has less to spend for discretionary programs. In the ...
US Federal Budget (FY 2012) Summary - US Economy - About.com
The FY 2012 budget was supposed to fund government operations for fiscal year ... Although he would keep spending at FY 2011 levels, House Republicans ...
Current US Federal Budget Deficit - US Economy - About.com
Apr 6, 2014 ... That's because U.S. government spending, budgeted at $3.901 trillion is higher than projected U.S. government revenue, only $3.337 trillion.
Current US Discretionary Federal Budget and Spending
Apr 5, 2014 ... That's because the Constitution gave Congress the authority to raise and spend money for the federal government. The President's budget is a ...
Summary of Fiscal Year 2009 US Government Federal Spending
Oct 25, 2013 ... It cut Medicare, grants to states, and kept spending for non-security ... For Fiscal Year 2009, the Federal government received $2.1 trillion in ...