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Primer on the Federal Budget, July 1997


This report provides information on key budgetary facts and trends and highlights federal spending in health care programs. It includes an overview of federal revenues and spending in fiscal year 1995, an overview of the budget “window” from fiscal year1996 through fiscal year 2002, and the historical context for the budget debate, from fiscal 1973 through fiscal year 2002.


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