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How Much Health Care for Children and Head Start Places Would $87 Billion Buy?


Ohanian Comment: National Priorities provides an accounting of your state's share of Resident Bush's $87 billion war chest, showing what it would buy to benefit residents of your state.

President Bush has requested an additional $87 billion in spending on war. To find out what this money could buy in services for your state instead, go to:

http://database.nationalpriorities.org/tradeoff

National Priorities Project will release an updated "Cost of War in Iraq" factsheet in the coming weeks to more accurately reflect the rising costs of war and occupation to your community. Stay tuned.

This month's budget update offers further information on the recent Congressional Budget Office report on the costs of war in Iraq. To read more, go to:

http://www.nationalpriorities.org/budgetupdates/budgetupdate090403.html

— Pamela Schwartz, Outreach Director
National Priorities

2003-09-10


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