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.
Earlier yesterday, CJP Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday opined that the apex court would not permit usage of public money to be spent on political campaigns.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has on Monday opined that the apex court would not permit usage of public money to be spent on political campaigns.
I sincerely hope that the plans are not scrapped and that if they are, no public money is lost or wasted.
A UNIVERSITY spent more than PS1,600 of public money on transporting its new vice chancellor's dog from Australia to the UK, an investigation has found.
NAB director general Rawalpindi has also been reminded bureau's responsibility of protecting the squandering of public money and ensuring its use as prescribed in law.
MANAMA: The Prime Minister yesterday underlined the government's keenness to boost auditing and tighten up accountability to protect public money and ensure its best use within the framework of probity and transparency.
3 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa underlined the government's keenness to boost auditing and tighten up accountability to protect public money and ensure its best use within the framework of probity and transparency.
A probe by the public money watchdog said running the scheme in 2016/17 cost a total of PS45million with PS18million coming from the Treasury and the rest from local budgets.