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US budget deficit for current year hits record $2.1 trillion

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

WASHINGTON - The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs.
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US budget deficit for current year hits record $2.1 trillion

US budget deficit for current year hits record $2.1 trillion

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

WASHINGTON - The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs.
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U.S. budget deficit for current year hits record $2.1 trillion

4 days ago   |   By Finance Commerce

The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs.
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US budget deficit for current year hits record $2.1 trillion

4 days ago   |   By Chron

WASHINGTON - The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs.
The shortfall this year is 9.7% higher than the $1.88 trillion deficit run up over the same period a year ago, the Treasury Department said Thursday in its monthly budget report.
The report showed that spending from October through May totaled a record $4.67 trillion, up 19.7% from the same period a year ago. Government tax revenue was up 29.1% to $2.61 trillion, compared to the same period a year ago.
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U.S. budget deficit for fiscal 2021 so far tops $2 trillion

5 days ago   |   By CNBC

Government red ink for the month was just below $132 billion, the lowest shortfall of the year but still enough to put the total deficit at $2.063 trillion.
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