The Dubious Priorities Of The President’s FY 2009 Budget

Source: Robert Greenstein, James R. Horney, and Richard Kogan, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, February 4, 2008

The President’s budget would provide more tax cuts heavily skewed to the most well-off while cutting vital services for low- and moderate-income Americans, generating large deficits, and increasing the strain on states already confronting budget problems as a result of the economic downturn. The budget reflects misguided priorities that would leave the American people more vulnerable in a number of ways.

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