February 23, 2012

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

Jason J. Fichtner

Former Senior Research Fellow

 

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.