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.
Then a small gentleman, very young-looking but very malignant, began to say that it would probably be agreeable to the marshal of the province to give an account of his expenditures of the public moneys, and that the misplaced delicacy of the members of the committee was depriving him of this moral satisfaction.
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.
He said Sharif family looted public money with both hands leaving Punjab bankrupt.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information, Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that those who looted public money on foreign tours will be held accountable.
Summary: Hyderabad, (Telangana) [India], July 2 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Hanumanth Rao on Tuesday alleged Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has forgotten all the promises made before the polls and is now trying to waste public money.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said he had directed the Ministry of Law to introduce a legal amendment to withdraw A-class jail facility from those who had looted the public money.
QUETTA -- Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Irfan Ullah has vowed to hunt down corrupt elements looted public money through fraud, housing schemes and fake business.
IANS Agra Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minster Narendra Modi of giving away public money to big industrialists.
- Diyala protestors have made a funeral march of three symbolic coffins reflecting public money, voters' voices and sluggish projects.
What surprises me the most is that media never highlighted this unnecessary change and wastage of public money. A poor country like Pakistan cannot afford to waste billions of rupees on such unnecessary experiments.

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