off the charts
POLICY INSIGHT
BEYOND THE NUMBERS

You are here

Boehner Cuts in Non-Defense Discretionary Programs Likely as Big as Automatic “Sequestration” Cuts

December 12, 2012

The tax and Medicare components of the deficit-reduction proposal that Speaker John Boehner offered last week received lots of attention, but the proposal’s $300 billion cut in discretionary programs over the next ten years attracted relatively little notice.  That reduction, however, would...

Sharon Parrott

Senior Vice President for Federal Policy and Program Development

Pages