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Only One Cabinet Level Agency Gets Spending Cuts in Obama's Budget

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by InTheLight, Feb 3, 2015.

  1. InTheLight

    InTheLight Well-Known Member
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    Obama's budget is out and he's spending money like a lottery winner in Vegas. As far as I can determine only one government agency will see a budget cut.

    Department of Commerce, down 12.8%

    Education Department will show lower spending, but only because of lower interest rates on loans.

    Otherwise, it's SPEND, SPEND, SPEND. Here's some of the cash cows:

    Dept. of Labor, up 59.1%
    Environmental Protection Agency, up 55.6%
    Transportation Department, up 31.0%
    Dept. of the Interior, up 21.9%
    Treasury, up 15.2%
    Energy, up 13.8%

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...143a32-ab7f-11e4-8876-460b1144cbc1_story.html
     
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  2. church mouse guy

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    Are we talking about a cut below last year or are we talking about a cut in the rate of increase?
     
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