Phantom cuts in the federal budget

The federal budget in 2011 included an undisclosed amount of money allocated for projects and programs already completed or already canceled. In some cases, Congress removed these funds and counted them as “cuts” instead of actual reductions in real projects. The Washington Post identified the impact of some of the largest cuts — none resulting in the loss of federal jobs. Read related article.

Phantom cuts in the federal budget.
Source: Staff reports. The Washington Post. Published on February 9, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
 
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