“federal-spending” Charts

Share of Federal Revenues from Various Sources »

This year, about 46% of all revenues come from the individual income tax, 34% from the Social Security/Medicare payroll tax…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 187
Score: 3

Federal Government: Much Smaller in Canada »

Canadian federal spending fell to 15.1 percent of GDP in 2013 and is projected to decline to 14.0 percent by…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 847
Score: 3

Gross national profit: Washington’s wealth »

Grand new federal buildings, generous public employee salaries, and a growing lobbying industry are among the signs of Washington’s increasing…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 763
Score: 2

Health as a Percentage of Total Federal Spending »

In 1962, before Medicare and Medicaid got going, overall health spending (Medicare, Medicaid, VA, government employees health insurance, etc.) amounted…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 65
Score: 2

Where Does All the Money Go? »

In 2013, the major entitlement programs—Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other health care—consumed 49% of all federal spending. By comparison,…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 205
Score: 1

Federal Spending Remains Flat »

The CBO released its new budget outlook today. The chart below shows total federal spending since 2000. Spending was way…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 69
Score: 1

Bernanke's View of Fiscal Policy »

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke stated that 'except for in 2009, we’ve had very tight fiscal policy'. In Keynesian economics,…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 125
Score: 1

Congress Busts Discretionary Budget by $174 Billion »

Three budget deals have resulted in higher discretionary budget authority (BA) relative to prior law over the last five years.…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 156

Defense a Small Share of Federal Spending »

The federal government spends four times as much on social and economic programs as it does on national defense.

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 217

Budget Deal Frontloads Spending Increases »

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 would result in $85 billion in spending increases over the first three fiscal years.…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 71

Medicaid Spending Exceeds Half a Trillion Dollars »

Total Medicaid spending is projected to reach $529 billion in 2015, a one-year increase of about $30 billion. By 2023,…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 36

Lobbying Isn't Corruption, or Nepotism, It's Good Investment »

A report has found that for the 200 most politically active companies, every dollar spent in campaign contributions and federal…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 160

Why Who's in Charge Doesn't Matter-- In Lobbyists They Trust »

From 2007 to 2012, America's most politically active corporations spent $5.8 billion, an average of $28.9 million each, on congressional…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 70

Look to the North for Fiscal Reform »

From 1995 to 1998, Canada turned its $32 billion federal deficit into a $2.5 billion surplus. Canada's federal spending as…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 35

New VA Program Could Cost Big Bucks »

In the rush to deal with the Veterans Affairs crisis, the senate voted 93-3 on June 11 to expand health…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 117

The Irony of Federal Programs: Top Five Receiving States »

These states receive a large percent of income from programs like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, above the national average…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 28

Cuts to Nutritional Assistance Program: Less Food Stamps »

On November 1st, spending cuts will reduce the amount of food stamps available to Americans in need. The cuts are…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 43

Mandatory Spending Is Crowding Out The Budget »

Mandatory spending - federal appropriations on 'autopilot' - has been on a steady march to take over the budget, rising…

American Action Forum
by: American Action Forum
views: 107