Government Spending

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Government Spending

The payment of money by a government for some service it offers. A major example of government spending is payment of salaries for military personnel. Because government spending is financed by some combination of taxes and public debt, the level and recipients of government spending are usually matters of some controversy.
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No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time.
He married Beryl Garcia, one of the beauties of Costa Rica, and, having purloined a considerable sum of public money, he changed his name to Vandeleur and fled to England, where he established a school in the east of Yorkshire.
The ministers, compelled to obey the princes or the Chambers who impose upon them the distribution of the public moneys, and forced to retain the workers in office, proceeded to diminish salaries and increase the number of those workers, thinking that if more persons were employed by government the stronger the government would be.
The committee members have agreed to their sitting next Sunday for discussions on the axes of public money administration, which includes the macro economy policies, the oil revenues, taxes, fees, personal income tax, the budget deficit, the Central Bank policies and the mandate of the Ministry of Finance on public money.
He praised a quantum leap made in the NAO's performance regarding its supervisory role and support of the government in preserving financial resources by identifying violations and irregularities and spotting the squandering of public money cases, commending efforts of the NAO's president and staff.
A Welsh Labour source said: "It's utterly outrageous that the Tories are using public money to fund the creation of their manifesto for next year.
BAGHDAD / Nina / The Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asked on Wednesday the Integrity Commission to raise the names of those who were accused in issues of stealing public money and trespassing on the property of the state and the people to prevent them from traveling and bring them to justice.
A major stand-off has developed between senior Ukip figures and the party's only MP over public money they are entitled to receive.
Using taxpayers funds to lobby government wastes public money and undermines transparency.
For his part, His Highness the Amir praised the efforts exerted by the Public Prosecution to protect public money.
Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah observed that the government would have to explain under what law public money was being used for political purposes.
It is not unreasonable for those of us in what Arts Council England seem to regard as this Northern regional outpost to express resentment at the underlying inequalities in the regional distribution of public money for emerging excellence in our arts and culture.