About the Problem

Federal debt held by the public will exceed 100% of the GDP by 2039.

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About the Policy

Require that the federal government buy its goods and services in bulk at lower costs rather than agencies buying goods and services separately. Recent legislation introduced in Congress, the Buy Smarter and Save Act (S. 1304), estimated savings of almost $10 billion in the first two years and $7.5 billion in the following three.

Public Support

82% of All Polled
83% of Democrats
85% of Republicans
79% of Independents

Polling data derived from three national surveys conducted by Cohen Research Group in February and March 2016. Each survey had a sample size of at least 1,000 registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.1%