So I’ve been looking at the data over at usgovernmentspending.com. I was trying to figure out where they get their data. At first I found this explanation:
Federal spending between 1962 and 2012 is obtained from a spreadsheet file Table 3.2 – Outlays by Function and Subfunction: 1962-2010 in Budget of the United States . . . → Read More: Going Right to the Source: JACKPOT!
I am temporarily setting aside my quest for a full list of mandated spending measures. Instead I started looking at solid numbers – which was the my original intent anyhow.
When it comes to just getting straight numbers, this website is where it’s at. It’s called U.S. Government Spending. As I’ve noted before the . . . → Read More: Look! Actual Numbers!
In addition to the government websites I found yesterday, I’ve also found several private sites that contain data about government spending.
usgovernmentspending.com is the best put together site I’ve seen. Their chart system really give you a chance to see things on the Macro level. However, it’s not exactly a non-partisan or bi-partisan effort. . . . → Read More: Other Websites with U.S. Spending Data
Being that it’s the federal government that I want to find out about, I figure that the federal government is the place to start to try and find information. As it turns out, there are several government websites that contain data about Federal Spending. Here is what I’ve found so far.
The Office of Management . . . → Read More: Government Websites with Federal Spending Data