Behind the Numbers: Understanding the President's FY 2013 Budget Submission to Congress

Behind the Numbers: Understanding the President's FY 2013 Budget Submission to Congress

Jason J. Fichtner |
February 23, 2012

 

In this video from the Mercatus Center's Capitol Hill Campus program, Dr. Jason Fichtner addresses the following questions:
-How do we assess the president's fiscal year 2013 budget proposal to Congress?
-Are there really spending cuts?
-Do we have extra money to spend from ending the war in Iraq?
-How does the president suggest Congress cuts $1.2 trillion required by the sequester?
-Are your taxes going to increase next year?
-Will the health care bill actually save money?

In this video from the Mercatus Center's Capitol Hill Campus program, Dr. Jason Fichtner addresses the following questions:

  • How do we assess the president's fiscal year 2013 budget proposal to Congress?
  • Are there really spending cuts?
  • Do we have extra money to spend from ending the war in Iraq?
  • How does the president suggest Congress cuts $1.2 trillion required by the sequester?
  • Are your taxes going to increase next year?
  • Will the health care bill actually save money?
Follow along with all the slides accompanying Dr. Fichtner's lecture.

 

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