Fiscal Responsibility = Fiscal Accountability

Governments can be held accountable through:

  • Information

  • Evaluation

  • Increased Public Participation

Above is a simplified breakdown of the federal government’s spending by spending category.

Above is a simplified breakdown of the federal government’s spending by spending category.

fiscal responsibility has been defined as…

an agreed set of policies, processes, or arrangements intended to improve fiscal outcomes, discipline, transparency, and accountability by requiring governments to commit to monitorable fiscal policy objectives and strategies.

representing the people means representing their interests.

How can we spend, budget, and save in ways that benefit public interest? We need to reevaluate our current system of excessive taxation and frivolous spending.

 

You can explore more of the U.S. Government’s spending at: https://www.usaspending.gov/#/explorer