Total Government Spending Triples

State and local government spending imposes a significant additional burden on taxpayers, on top of federal spending. Even after adjusting for inflation, combined per-person government spending has more than tripled since the mid-1960s.

Additional Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, St. Louis Federal Reserve

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Date Produced: May 13, 2019

Source: Office of Management and Budget

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