CBO Publishes Federal Revenues, Mandatory and Discretionary Spending Infographics

The Congressional Budget Office has released three infographics to help explain key parts of the federal budget: revenues, mandatory and discretionary spending.

The infographics provide a more detailed look at the material presented in CBO’s infographic on the federal budget, released in December, that provided an overview of key elements of the budget and a visual history of the deficit and debt over the past 40 years.


Budget Infographic - Revenues


Mandatory spending:

Budget Infographic - Mandatory

Discretionary spending:

Budget Infographic - Discretionary

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