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Study: Bush Proposes $12.4 Billion Spending Boost in State of Union Speech; Up from 2006

by Pete Sepp / /

More bountiful defense budget increases and scarcer spending cuts pushed the yearly price tag of President Bush's State of the Union proposals past $12 billion, according to the National Taxpayers Union Foundation's (NTUF's) popular and annual
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Bush's Budget Boasts of Discipline Even as It Boosts Spending, Taxpayer Group's Analysis Finds

by Pete Sepp / /

Despite annual promises of fiscal discipline, President Bush's latest budget shows that by the beginning of Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 federal spending will have grown 49 percent since he took office -- just one of the many interesting items in an analysis
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Press Release 

State of Union Speech's Annual "Price Tag" Drops to Record Low of $12.8 Billion, Study Finds

by Pete Sepp / /

By repeating many proposals from his 2004 speech and avoiding costly new ones, last night President Bush called for $12.8 billion in additional yearly federal spending -- the smallest increase among the six most recent State of the Union addresses, accord
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