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A people's guide to the federal budget, (ebook)

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A people's guide to the federal budget
Title
A people's guide to the federal budget
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Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive resource on what every American should know about how our government raises and spends our tax dollars! From history of the budget process to detail about the ongoing conflict in Washington, from charts explaining where every federal dollar goes to simple explanations of budget terminology, this book covers it all. A People's Guide to the Federal Budget is for every American who wants to understand and participate in a process that affects all of us. It serves as a foundation for the novice reader, a reference tool for a more advanced audience, and is perfect for high school and college classroom use. Released to coincide with the fiscal year 2013 budget process and the 2012 presidential election, this guide includes up-to-the-minute numbers and explanation of President Obama's 2013 budget request. Ideally, the federal budget is a reflection of our values and our vision for the role of our government. The $3. 7 trillion the government is planning to spend this year is mostly our money. We contribute about 60 percent of the government's total revenues each year (not including borrowing) through individual income taxes and payroll deductions for such things as Social Security and Medicare. This means we are all stakeholders in the government's decisions about how this money will be spent. Understanding the federal budget is essential. Our elected representatives in Washington make choices that impact not just us, but our children, and our children's children. We need to be in this debate, and be in it for the long haul, if we are to build the kind of government, and the kind of nation, that truly reflects our values
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
352.4/973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Kramer, Mattea
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Budget
  • Government spending policy
  • Budget deficits
  • Fiscal policy
Target audience
adult
Label
A people's guide to the federal budget, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623710026
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11842211
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remote
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11842211
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MWT11842211
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A people's guide to the federal budget, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623710026
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11842211
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842211
System control number
MWT11842211
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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