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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.
Annual Spending Bills - US Government - About.com
Annual Spending Bills - The Role of Spending Bills in the U.S. Federal ... Each slice of the discretionary "pie" funds a different government function, including:.
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.
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 Budget Breakdown - US Economy - About.com
On December 13, 2014, the U.S. Senate passed the House of Representatives' $1.1 trillion spending bill that outlined the appropriations to fund the government ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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.