Do you think the Up to Us Campaign added value to the University?

Yes (96% people answered this) No (3% people answered this) 176 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: Yes ---------- University of Virginia is participating in Up to Us, a nationwide campaign to educate and engage campus communities about…Read More

Foreign Aid takes up what percentage of the federal budget?

1% (77% people answered this) 13% (17% people answered this) 25% (4% people answered this) 163 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: 1% ---------- University of Virginia is participating in Up to Us, a nationwide campaign to educate and…Read More

What is the largest source of the U.S. federal government's revenue?

Payroll Tax (13% people answered this) Sales Tax (8% people answered this) Individual Income Tax (77% people answered this) 161 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: Individual Income Tax ---------- University of Virginia is participating…Read More

Click "yes" to register for the bipartisan dinner & forum featuring economist Diane Lim.

Yes (92% people answered this) No (7% people answered this) 157 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: Yes To register for the dinner please click on the link…Read More

Click "Yes" to Register For Senator Mark Warner's Speech on Monday Feb 11, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Yes (97% people answered this) No (2% people answered this) 654 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: Yes If you are able to attend Mark Warner's speech concerning the national debt on Monday, February 11 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM please fill…Read More

What are the main characteristics of MANDATORY spending?

Direct spending, also known as mandatory spending, refers to spending enacted by law, but not dependent on an annual or periodic appropriation bill. (14% people answered this) Most mandatory spending consists of transfer payments and welfare benefits such…Read More

What are the main characteristics of DISCRETIONARY spending?

Discretionary spending requires an annual appropriation bill, which is a piece of legislation. (9% people answered this) Discretionary spending is typically set by the House and Senate Appropriations Committees and their various subcommittees. (8% people…Read More
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