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Accession Number PB2013-102201
Title Federal Debt and the Statutory Limit, November 2012.
Publication Date Nov 2012
Media Count 6p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The Congress has traditionally placed a limit on the total amount of debt that the Department of the Treasury can issue to the public and to other federal agencies. Lawmakers have enacted numerous increases to the debt limitcommonly known as the debt ceilingsome of which have been temporary and many of which have been permanent. Treasury debt is now approaching the current limit.
Keywords Congress
Debt
Debt ceiling
Economic impact
Federal budgets
Federal debt
Federal government
Finance
Financial management
Funding
Management planning and control
Strategy
Treasury debt


 
Source Agency Congressional Budget Office
NTIS Subject Category 70F - Public Administration & Government
70B - Management Practice
96 - Business & Economics
Corporate Author Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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