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Obama’s FY 2013 Budget and the Arts

Reading through President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal 2013, with a few exceptions, it looks to be a decent year for government support for the arts: -The administration plans to achieve $25 million in savings by consolidating the Education Department’s arts education programs under a larger umbrella. -A slight increase in the funding request for [...]
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Fiscal Conservatism

Politics / US Politics : Balloon Juice (6 years ago)

At work: The U.S. budget deficit will widen to a record of about $490 billion next year, an administration official said, leaving a deep budget hole that will constrain the next president’s tax and spending plans. The projected defi... Read Post

McCain’s budget calls for Iraq withdrawal far larger than Obama’s.

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (6 years ago)

Today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) provided a memorandum on his budget plan to the Washington Post. The plan calls for $150 billion in savings in 2013 “consistent with success in Iraq/Afghanistan.” The Wonk Room notes, however, that the... Read Post

Coalition group offers budget alternatives

US Politics / Liberal : Blue Jersey (6 years ago)

A coalition of groups called the Better Choices Budget Campaign offered a series of proposals they say would generate about $850 million in fiscal year 2009 and nearly $1 billion in 2010 in order to avoid draconian budget cuts being... Read Post

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