Comparing the House and Senate Budgets
Created on March 14, 2013
THE HOUSE BUDGET balances the budget in 10 years, eliminating deficits by reining in spending.
THE SENATE BUDGET hikes taxes, keeps spending high, and continues never-ending deficits.
Sources: House Budget Committee, “The Path to Prosperity: A Responsible, Balanced Budget,” FY 2014 House Budget Resolution, http://budget.house.gov/uploadedfiles/summary_tablesfy14.pdf (March 13, 2013); and Senate Budget Committee, “Foundation for Growth: Restoring the Promise of American Opportunity,” FY 2014 Senate Budget Resolution, http://budget.senate.gov/democratic/index.cfm/senatebudget (March 13, 2013).