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January 16, 2013

NYT’s Nate Silver: What Is Driving Growth in Government Spending?

October 19, 2010

Reason: Why is everyone picking on the Bush "tax cuts" rather than the Bush "spending increases"?

July 25, 2010

Financial Times: The political genius of supply-side economics

May 5, 2010

Los Angeles Times: Greece's lessons for us

April 27, 2010

Daily Dish: The Right-Wing Media-Industrial Complex

April 26, 2010

New York Times: Does Conservatism Need Fox News?

February 17, 2010

PBS: The Business Desk: How Does the Current Deficit Compare to Past Deficits?

November 14, 2007

The Western Right: Understanding Government: Spending

October 22, 2007

Politics Reddit: Now if I told you...

September 27, 2007

Huffington Post: We Can't Give You Anything But War, Baby

August 14, 2007

Matt Yglesias: The Big Con

May 28, 2007

Marginal Revolution: Would immortals be libertarian?

March 28, 2007

Andrew Sullivan: The Daily Dish

March 27, 2007

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American Thinker: Young Democrats Just Don't Get It

Federal Budget for FY17 Released

On February 9, 2016, we updated usgovernmentspending.com with the numbers from the historical tables in the Budget of the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2017. Actual revenue for FY 2015 and estimated revenue through FY 2021 come from Historical Tables 2.1, 2.4, and 2.5. Actual spending for FY 2015 and estimated spending at the subfunction level through FY 2021 comes from Table 3.2. Budget Authority estimates come from Table 5.1, federal debt estimates come from Table 7.1 and GDP estimates come from Table 10.1. Intergovernmental transfers come from Table 12.3.

Here is how headline budget estimates for the upcoming FY 2017 fiscal year have changed since the release of the FY 2016 budget a year ago in 2015.

FY 2017 Federal Budget Changes Since 2015
$ billionEstimate in
FY16 Budget
Estimate in
FY17 Budget
Change
Federal Outlays$4,217.8$4,147.2-$70.6
Federal Receipts$3,755.0$3,643.7-$111.3
Federal Deficit$462.8$503.5+$40.7

You can see line item changes from budget to budget here. You can compare budget estimates with actuals here.

Account level spending estimates through FY 2021 come from the Outlays table in the Public Budget Database and were updated on usgovernmentspending.com on February 9, 2016.

Account level budget authority estimates through FY 2021 come from the Budget Authority table in the Public Budget Database and were updated on usgovernmentspending.com on February 9, 2016.

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