TITLE

How reducing federal debt would impact Main Street

AUTHOR(S)
Francis, David R.
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/17/99, Vol. 91 Issue 56, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines ideas about how the United States government should spend anticipated budget surpluses. Views of President Bill Clinton that the surplus should pay back the federal debt; Further use of surpluses to buy private assets for the government; Short-term goals; Views of some Republicans about how to spend the funds; Tax cuts and spending for the Social Security Trust Fund; Uncertainty of long-term surplus projections.
ACCESSION #
1544757

 

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