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Sequester Cuts Are Unbalanced

Created on October 16, 2012

Sequester Cuts Are Unbalanced

Federal Spending by the Numbers 2012


Share of Total Sequestration Cuts

Share of Total Spending

Mandatory Spending

Non-Defense Discretionary

Defense Discretionary

PERCENTAGE OF fy 2013 budget authority

Source: Congressional Budget Office, An Update to the Economic and Budget Outlook: Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022, Tables 1-3 and 1-4, http://cbo.gov/publication/43543 (accessed August 23, 2012).