Thursday, March 14, 2013

Obvious: First Senate Democrat Budget in Four Years Increases Spending 62% Over 10 Years...

The is more than the expected pace of inflation. At least Senate Democrats have quit hiding under their desks and are playing now.

Via TWS:
Senator Patty Murray, the Democratic chair of the Senate Budget Committee, finally released a budget today. Year over year, in this proposed budget, spending jumps dramatically.
For instance, from this year’s budget to next year’s proposed budget, spending would increase by $162 billion. This year, the federal government will spend $3.599 trillion; under Murray’s budget, the federal government would be on track to spend even more.
“Murray’s budget spends $2.2 trillion more in 2023 (the last year of the budget window) than the 2013 levels – a 62% increase (significantly outpacing inflation),” says a staff member on the Republican side of the Senate Budget Committee.
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