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Examining the Budget Control Act’s Across-the-Board Cuts

December 5, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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CBPP

CBPP has issued a report outlining how the across-the-board cuts in the Budget Control Act, which are scheduled to begin in January 2013, will work.

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As the table shows, the law calls for $984 billion in budget cuts from 2013 through 2021, or $109.3 billion per year, split equally between defense and non-defense programs.

Click here for the report.