Crumbs for Children?: The Government We Deserve, no. 1
Publication Date: April 2007
Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center
Author(s): C. Eugene Steuerle
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Economic Well-being; Fiscal future; Child development
Kids are a priority in almost every family's budget. But in the federal budget, the reverse is true: only a modest fraction of federal spending is aimed at kids. And that fraction is scheduled to decline because neither political party is willing to fix what it knows is plaguing our spending and tax systems.