Solutions Initiative Plans: Composition of Projected Federal Spending in 2035 (As a percentage of GDP)
May 01, 2011

*For this project, the June 2010 Extended Baseline was updated by the independent scorekeepers to reflect enacted legislative changes through January 2011. Among other assumptions, the Extended Baseline assumes that tax cuts will expire as scheduled and health care cost growth will be controlled.

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The PGPF chart pack illustrates that budget-making involves many competing priorities, limited resources, and complex issues. In this set of charts, we aim to frame the financial condition and fiscal outlook of the U.S. government within a broad economic, political, and demographic context.
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