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As Entitlements Grow, the Discretionary Share of the Budget Falls to Less Than One-Quarter

Created on August 20, 2013

As Entitlements Grow, the Discretionary Share of the Budget Falls to Less Than One-Quarter

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Other keywords: Net Interest, Mandatory Spending

Sources: Office of Management and Budget, Historical Tables: Budget of the U.S. Government, FY 2014, Table 8.5, April 2013, http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals (accessed May 8, 2013); and Congressional Budget Office, Updated Budget Projections: Fiscal Years 2013 to 2023, May 2013, http://www.cbo.gov/publication/44172 (accessed May 15, 2013).

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