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Unemployment Rate / Employment-Population Ratio  (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Unemployment Rate / Employment-Population Ratio (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Unemployment Rate / Employment-Population Ratio   Unemployment and the Unemployment Rate   As defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of people who do not have jobs but have actively looked for work in the prior 4 weeks and are currently available […]

Appropriated Entitlement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Appropriated Entitlement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Appropriated Entitlement photo credit: rainy city Appropriated Entitlement: an entitlement whose source of funding is in an annual appropriation act. However, because the entitlement is created by operation of law, if Congress does not appropriate the money necessary to fund the payments, eligible recipients may […]

Offsetting Collections (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Offsetting Collections (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Offsetting Collections photo credit: Seth Tisue Collections authorized by law to be credited to appropriation or fund expenditure accounts. They result from (1) businesslike transactions or market-oriented activities with the public, (2) intragovernmental transfers, and (3) collections from the public that are governmental in nature […]