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  • 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,”

  • 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:

  • 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,

  • Where Does All the Money Go? December 4, 2014 Where Does All the Money Go?

    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:

  • U.S. National Debt Approaches $18 Trillion December 4, 2014 U.S. National Debt Approaches $18 Trillion

    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:

  • Entitlements and Interest on the Debt Account for 85 Percent of Spending Growth Through 2024 December 4, 2014 Entitlements and Interest on the Debt Account for 85 Percent of Spending Growth Through 2024

    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,

  • 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,

  • Where Did Every Dollar in Spending Go? December 4, 2014 Where Did Every Dollar in Spending Go?

    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. Notes: Income security includes federal employee retirement and disability, unemployment compensation, food and

  • 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:

  • Debt Borrowed in Credit Markets At 50–Year High December 4, 2014 Debt Borrowed in Credit Markets At 50–Year High

    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:

  • 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,

  • House Budget Saves Taxpayers $6 Trillion Compared with President Obama's Budget December 4, 2014 House Budget Saves Taxpayers $6 Trillion Compared with President Obama's Budget

    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,

  • Net Interest Cost Will Double in Five Years, Nearly Triple in Eight December 4, 2014 Net Interest Cost Will Double in Five Years, Nearly Triple in Eight

    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,