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How the Federal Budget Affects You

  • Discretionary Spending Discretionary Spending
    This is the part of the budget that lawmakers have to pass into law each year.
  • Revenues Revenues
    This shows federal tax revenue sources that fund the federal budget.
  • Total Spending Total Spending
    This shows how all federal dollars are spent, including discretionary and mandatory programs, and interest on the debt.
  • Where Your Taxes Went Where Your Taxes Went
    Ever wonder what happens to your taxes? This shows how each federal income tax dollar was spent last tax year.

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Pentagon Fails Its Sixth Audit

There is an entity whose job it is to prevent this sort of abuse: Congress. With each failure at the ...

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The U.S. Splurges on Militarism and Not Enough for Our Communities

The militarized budget is only getting higher. How could we have spent those dollars just in the last year and the past 20 years for children, students, workers, and our environment?

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