U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack holds town hall meet in Park Rapids
Constituents gathered for a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack Monday night in Park Rapids.
Cravaack gave a brief presentation about the federal budget and deficit at Century School.
"In 2010, the budget was $3.5 trillion," he said. "Of that, about 60 percent is autopilot spending, or mandated."
The mandated spending includes Social Security, Medicare and other programs that are required to be paid.