Subscribe Register Login

Friday, September 19, 2014, 2:59 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

U.S. budget deficit hits $193.5 billion in February

By The Associated Press

This article was published March 13, 2014 at 2:13 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is running a deficit that is 23.6 percent lower than in the same period a year ago through the first five months of this budget year, another sign of improvement in the nation's finances.

In its monthly budget report, the Treasury Department said Thursday that the deficit for February totaled $193.5 billion, the largest monthly imbalance in a year. The government traditionally runs large deficits in February, a month when it is sending out tax refund payments.

For the period from October through February, the deficit totals $377.4 billion, down from $493.95 billion a year ago.

Read tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

Comments on: U.S. budget deficit hits $193.5 billion in February

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Driver trainees

    25 driver traineesneeded now!Become a driver forTMC Transpor...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Sales reps

    fairfield bay, batesville, conway, russellville area - base...
    Conway, AR

  • Executive director

    northwest arkansas children's shelter located in Bentonville...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Administrative asst

    administrative assistant needed for small non profit in Litt...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Receptionist

    receptionist / administrative assistanttypical Duties:•Answe...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 870 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online