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Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 Frontloads Spending Increases

Created on October 28, 2015

Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 Frontloads Spending Increases

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Read the original report, "Analysis of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015," by Paul Winfree.

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 spending deal would result in $85 billion in spending increases over the first three fiscal years. Significant cuts would not take place until 2025.

Sources: Congressional Budget Office, “Estimate of Budgetary Effects of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015,” October 27, 2015, https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/costestimate/bipartisanbudgetactof2015revisedestimate.pdf (accessed October 27, 2015), and Heritage Foundation calculations.

CHART 1 • IB 4477

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