Historical nondefense discretionary (NDD) spending (1962–2011) and projected levels (2012–2022)
Note: For CPC Budget for All, Highway Trust Fund outlays remain classified as discretionary for the sake of historical comparison.
Sources: Authors' analysis of OMB and CBO data and other sources
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