More than 70 Percent of Federal Spending Goes to Dependence Programs
Government dependence is driving budget deficits and federal debt. More than 70 percent of federal spending goes to 47 government dependence programs, including housing, farm subsidies, and the three largest entitlements, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
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SHARE OF TOTAL FEDERAL SPENDING
Source: The Heritage FoundationÍs Index of Dependence on Government.