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US budget deficit up 60.7% in first 3 months of budget year

US budget deficit up 60.7% in first 3 months of budget year

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. government's deficit in the first three months of the budget year was a record-breaking $572.9 billion, 60.7% higher than the same period a year ago, as ...

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Russell: To whittle down the federal deficit, Canada needs a bold new solution

Russell: To whittle down the federal deficit, Canada needs a bold new solution

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the uneven fiscal capacity among levels of government in Canada, while the federal budget deficit has reached unprecedented levels. Spare ...

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