The approach to deficit reduction has thus far been unbalanced. The Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce disputes the claim that spending on NDD programs is “out of control.” In fact, these programs represent a small and shrinking share of the federal budget and of our overall economy.
As Congress works to address the debt ceiling, complete the fiscal year (FY) 2013 spending bills, undo sequestration, and begin the FY 2014 budget process, CIAW urges all Members to support a balanced approach that does not include further cuts to non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs. Read the full letter to learn more.
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