expenditure by central government, local authorities, and public enterprises
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How to use public spending in a sentence
On issues such as economic regulation, public spending, and taxes, libertarians tend to roll with the conservative right.
Conservatives oppose public spending to ease the hardship of poor women, cutting funds for food stamps and housing assistance.
public spending on a baseball stadium, football stadium and an arena is a proven financial failure and bad public policy.Bankruptcy Hasn’t Stopped Detroit’s Plan for Public Funding of New Sports Stadium | Evan Weiner | December 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The chamber has long supported substantial public spending on infrastructure.
But the other half of the equation, public spending, negates much of that progressivity.America's Taxes are the Most Progressive in the Developed World | Justin Green | April 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST