The state of the Federal Budget – FY 2018
In broad brushstrokes, this is an anti-science, anti-poor, and pro-defense budget. It is also considered almost DOA in Congress and the resulting figures are open for speculation at this time.
However, this should encourage you to exercise your right to VOTE ON THE BUDGET by going to VOTE 1040 and using the simulator to vote with your tax dollars.
The simulator is easy to use, you just enter your zip code, tax bracket, then assign percentages to the various departments indicating how you want to spend your hard earned tax money.
The graphic above was taken from an excellent summary on the New York Times, the complete text is worth reading!