April 1976
New Republic;4/10/76, Vol. 174 Issue 15, p5
The article discusses the efforts of Edward Kennedy, a United States Senator from Massachusetts, to establish a congressional procedure for the annual review of tax breaks. Left unreviewed, these tax breaks, also known as tax expenditures, constitute an ever-growing drain on the U.S. federal budget. Examples given include tax breaks for the blind, oil drillers, users of day care and ranchers.


Related Articles

  • Six years of the Senate's own chicken little.  // Human Events;3/4/94, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p16 

    Features quotations illustrating Sen. Ted Kennedy's penchant for seeing `crisis' which he hopes justifies another extension of government power or spending. Foreign crises; Domestic crises.

  • Dramatic Kennedy return. Raju, Manu; Young, Jeffrey; Rushing, J. Taylor // Hill;7/10/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 80, p1 

    The article reports on the return of Senator Edward Kennedy to the U.S. Senate after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

  • What's Growing On in LEGISLATION.  // American Nurseryman;4/15/2005, Vol. 201 Issue 8, p13 

    The article reports that the U.S. Senate rejected two proposals in March on increasing the minimum wage from its current $5.15 an hour. The Democrat Senator Edward Kennedy proposed raising the minimum wage by $2.10 an hour over a three-year period, but the measure failed by a vote of 49-46.

  • Should Congress Adopt The Pending "Immigration Reform And Control Act"?  // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep83, Vol. 62 Issue 8/9, p203 

    Presents excerpts from the statement made by Massachusetts senator Edward M. Kennedy presented to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding the proposed Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1983.

  • Is The Nunn-Roth Approach To The U.S. Role In NATO Sound? PRO.  // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep84, Vol. 63 Issue 8/9, p202 

    Presents the text of the speech delivered by Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the floor of the U.S. Senate during consideration of the proposed Nunn-Roth Amendment to the Omnibus Defense Authorizations Act for 1985.

  • Healthcare gavel a tough judgment call for Dodd. Bolton, Alexander // Hill;8/29/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 97, p18 

    The article reports on the impact of the decision that will be made by U.S. Senator Chris Dodd whether he will fill in the chairmanship position of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee left by Senator Edward Kennedy.

  • Should the Senate Approve H.R. 800, the Employee Free Choice of Act? Honorable Edward M. Kennedy. Kennedy, Edward M. // Congressional Digest;Mar2009, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p74 

    Excerpts are presented from remarks made by U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy during 2007 floor debate on the Employee Free Choice Act.

  • Is Expanded Use Of Mandatory Prison Sentences A Sound Approach To Reducing Crime? PRO.  // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep76, Vol. 55 Issue 8/9, p204 

    Presents the text of the speech delivered by Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the floor of the U.S. Senate on November 20, 1975 introducing a bill for mandatory minimum sentences for certain offenses under Federal law.

  • The Senator's Smile. Drehle, David Von // Time International (Atlantic Edition);6/2/2008, Vol. 171 Issue 22, p15 

    The author reflects on the life of Massachusetts Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy in light of his diagnosis in May 2008 with a malignant glioma which is a type of brain tumor. He questions how threatening can this diagnosis be to Kennedy given the many deaths and difficulties he has faced throughout...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics