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The U.S. Federal Budget Process - US Government - 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.
Site Detailing Government Spending Omits $619 Billion in Spending
Aug 11, 2014 ... A government website intended to bring 'transparency' to how tax dollars are spent leaves out nearly $620 billion in spending, GAO finds.
Current US Federal Government Spending - US Economy - About.com
Apr 6, 2014 ... U.S. Federal government spending for FY 2015 is budgeted at $3.812 trillion. Find out where your tax dollars go.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
FY 2013 U.S. Federal Spending - US Economy - About.com
Dec 18, 2013 ... Since government spending is a component of GDP, these cuts also slowed economic growth. That was poor timing at this early expansion ...