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  • Shipbuilding industry stuck on ground January 16, 2015 Shipbuilding industry stuck on ground

    DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Senator McCain’s Jones Act Amendment: Good for America," by Bryan Riley and Brian Slattery. U.S. shipbuilding exports are tiny compared to exports of semis and trailers. Shipbuilding is subject to the protectionist Jones Act which hinders competition, while the semi industry is not. Source:

  • Competition in Obamacare Exchanges at the County Level December 18, 2014 Competition in Obamacare Exchanges at the County Level

    DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Measuring Choice and Competition in the Exchanges: Still Worse than Before the ACA," by Alyene Senger. One-third of U.S. counties have only one or two insurance carriers in the Obamacare exchanges. For 89 percent of U.S counties, there are five or fewer insurers offering coverage on the

  • Declaring Disasters December 12, 2014 Declaring Disasters

    DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Where Does Your State Rank in Disaster Preparedness?" by Ellen Prichard and David Inserra. The number of FEMA emergency declarations has risen nearly five-fold since Ronald Reagan was President. Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency, “Disaster Declarations,”

  • Budget Control Act Lowers Discretionary Spending After Stimulus Ends, but Only Temporarily December 4, 2014 Budget Control Act Lowers Discretionary Spending After Stimulus Ends, but Only Temporarily

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2015:

  • House Budget Balances in 10 Years, but President Obama Makes No Attempt December 4, 2014 House Budget Balances in 10 Years, but President Obama Makes No Attempt

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Sources: House Budget Committee, The Path to Prosperity: Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Resolution, April 2014,

  • Budget Control Act Reduces Discretionary Spending to Pre-Stimulus Levels December 4, 2014 Budget Control Act Reduces Discretionary Spending to Pre-Stimulus Levels

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2015:

  • Federal Spending per Household On the Rise December 4, 2014 Federal Spending per Household On the Rise

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: Congressional Budget Office, “An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024,” August 2014,

  • Food Stamps Is One of the Largest Welfare Programs December 4, 2014 Food Stamps Is One of the Largest Welfare Programs

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2015:

  • As Entitlement Spending Grows, the Discretionary Share of the Budget Falls December 4, 2014 As Entitlement Spending Grows, the Discretionary Share of the Budget Falls

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Sources: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2015:

  • Deficits Return to Trillion Dollar Levels by 2021 December 4, 2014 Deficits Return to Trillion Dollar Levels by 2021

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: Congressional Budget Office, “An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024,” August 2014,

  • Mandatory Spending More Than Double as a Share of the Economy December 4, 2014 Mandatory Spending More Than Double as a Share of the Economy

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2015:

  • Medicaid Is the Fastest-Growing Major Entitlement December 4, 2014 Medicaid Is the Fastest-Growing Major Entitlement

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: Congressional Budget Office, “An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024,” August 2014,

  • Total Welfare Spending Reaches $949 Billion December 4, 2014 Total Welfare Spending Reaches $949 Billion

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: Heritage Foundation research using data from U.S. Office of Personnel Management and other official

  • What If a Typical Family Spent Money Like the Federal Government? December 4, 2014 What If a Typical Family Spent Money Like the Federal Government?

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Source: Congressional Budget Office, “Monthly Budget Review for September 2014,” October 8, 2014,

  • The Federal Budget, 1994–2014 December 4, 2014 The Federal Budget, 1994–2014

    FSbtN2014-xzyvyxzwyy DOWNLOAD a high-resolution version of this graphic. Read the original report, "Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2014: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points," by Romina Boccia. VIEW all graphics for this report. Sources: Congressional Budget Office, “Monthly Budget Review: Summary for Fiscal Year 2014,” November 10, 2014,