Budget deficit drops to $27 billion i...

Budget deficit drops to $27 billion in January

There are 3 comments on the Cleveland.com story from Feb 10, 2012, titled Budget deficit drops to $27 billion in January. In it, Cleveland.com reports that:

The budget deficit fell sharply in January compared to a year earlier, as an improving economy lifts income tax revenue.

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Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#1 Feb 10, 2012
From the article:

"Most of the drop was due to several accounting changes. The biggest resulted in some benefit payments being made in December rather than January."

I have a feeling we'll be seeing a lot of this stuff in this election year.
Questioner

Menard, TX

#2 Feb 10, 2012
Far Away wrote:
From the article:
"Most of the drop was due to several accounting changes. The biggest resulted in some benefit payments being made in December rather than January."
I have a feeling we'll be seeing a lot of this stuff in this election year.
That is the way our government works, or rather, doesn't work.
crayzox3thongee

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#3 Feb 10, 2012
Far Away wrote:
From the article:
"Most of the drop was due to several accounting changes. The biggest resulted in some benefit payments being made in December rather than January."
I have a feeling we'll be seeing a lot of this stuff in this election year.
do u lov uncle Ben or George! ;)

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