How Much Does the Government Really Cost You?

Bloomberg: “Shrinking the federal government will be top of mind when Republican candidates meet in Cleveland tonight for the first presidential debate of the 2016 primary. Some have already suggested saving money by closing the Supreme Court, the Department of Education, and the Environmental Protection Agency. But how much do these and other government programs really cost you, and would eliminating them make a dent in the $3.8-trillion budget? We divided the cost of federal departments and programs by the number of U.S. residents—currently 321.4 million—to get an admittedly rough-ready idea of the per-person tab.”

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