Government spending
Government spending or expenditure includes all government consumption, investment, and transfer payments. In national income accounting the acquisition by governments, of goods and services for curr...
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One Startling GIF Shows How Much the US Spends on Imprisoning vs. Educating People
Hardly a day goes by without a member of the media or policy world pronouncing that America's education system is in dire straits. There are constant laments over how poorly the U.S. fares by interna...
Balanced Budget Act of 1997
The Balanced Budget Act of 1997, (Pub.L. 105–33, 111 Stat. 251, enacted August 5, 1997), was an omnibus legislative package enacted by the United States Congress, using the budget recon...
History of United States debt ceiling
The history of United States debt ceiling deals with movements in the United States debt ceiling since it was created in 1917. Management of the United States public debt is an important part of the m...
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1998 United States federal budget
The United States Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 1998, was a spending request by President Bill Clinton to fund government operations for October 1997 – September 1998. Figures shown in the spending r...
2007 United States federal budget
The budget of the United States government for fiscal year 2007 was produced through a budget process involving both the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. While the Congre...
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The People's Budget (2011)

The People's Budget is a campaign for more participatory budgeting in UK led by the Church Action on Poverty who planned campaign workshops across the UK in London, St. Helens, Merseyside, Dudley...
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Starve the beast
"Starving the beast" is a political strategy employed by American conservatives in order to limit government spending by cutting taxes in order to deprive the government of revenue in a deliberate eff...
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2003 United States federal budget
The United States Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 2003, was a spending request by President George W. Bush to fund government operations for October 2002-September 2003. Figures shown in the spending r...
Budget sequestration
Budget sequestration is a procedure in United States law that limits the size of the federal budget. Sequestration involves setting a hard cap on the amount of government spending within broadly defi...
2011 United States federal budget
The 2011 United States federal budget is the United States federal budget to fund government operations for the fiscal year 2011, which is October 2010 – September 2011. The budget is the subject of ...
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2008 United States federal budget
The United States federal budget for fiscal year 2008 was a spending request by President George W. Bush to fund government operations for October 2007-September 2008. Figures shown in this article d...
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Program Assessment Rating Tool
The Program Assessment Rating Tool, or PART, was a program run through the United States Office of Management and Budget instituted by President George W. Bush in 2002 to rate all federal programs on ...
United States budget process
The United States budget process is the framework used by Congress and the President of the United States to formulate and create the United States federal budget. The process was established by the B...
2006 United States federal budget
The United States federal budget for fiscal year 2006 is a spending request by President Bush to fund government operations for the year beginning October 1, 2006.
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Executive budget
The executive budget is the budget for the executive branch of the United States government. It was established as one of the reforms during the Progressive Era and became a federal policy in 1921 und...
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Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009
The Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 (H.R. 1105, Pub.L. 111–8) is an Act for the United States government that combines bills funding the operations of each of the Cabinet departments, except Defense,...
Budget resolution
In the United States Congress, a budget resolution is part of the United States budget process. It is in the form of a concurrent resolution passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate ...
United States intelligence budget
The United States intelligence budget comprises all the funding for the 16 agencies of the United States Intelligence Community. These agencies and other programs fit into one of the intelligence bu...
2013 United States federal budget
The 2013 United States federal budget is the budget to fund government operations for the fiscal year 2013, which is October 2012–September 2013. The original spending request was issued by President...
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Deficit reduction in the United States
Deficit reduction in the United States refers to taxation, spending, and economic policy debates and proposals designed to reduce the Federal budget deficit. Government agencies including the Governme...
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Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (H.J.Res. 59; Pub.L. 113–67) is a federal statute concerning spending and the budget in the United States, that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Decem...
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Unified budget
In the United States a unified budget is a federal government budget in which receipts and outlays from federal funds and the Social Security Trust Fund are consolidated. The change to a unified budg...
Budget of NASA
As a federal agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) receives its funding from the annual federal budget passed by the United States Congress. The following charts detail the ...
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Political debates about United States military bands
Long considered a sacred cow of American defense spending, U.S. federal military bands have periodically faced the prospect of decreased allocations in military budgets in proposals occasionally float...
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Gramm-Latta Budget
The Gramm-Latta Budget (aka Gramm-Latta Bill) 1981 and the Gramm-Latta Omnibus Reconciliation Bill of 1981, sponsored by Representatives Phil Gramm (a Democrat from Texas) and Delbert Latta (a Republi...
Impoundment of appropriated funds
Impoundment is an act by a President of the United States of not spending money that has been appropriated by the U.S. Congress. Thomas Jefferson was the first president to exercise the power of impou...