TITLE

Reining In A Runaway Budget The White House tries for fiscal belt tightening without much pinch

PUB. DATE
January 1979
SOURCE
Time;1/29/1979, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the proposed government spending program for the 1980 fiscal year of the U.S. It notes that the proposed spending, which is higher than the 1979 budget, demands a control in the growth rate of government expenditures. It also emphasizes that the budget's key accomplishment was lowering the projected deficit of 29 billion dollars. It mentions the increase in the budget for programs on improving mental health services and defense. Also included are the programs suffering huge spending cuts such as the strategic petroleum reserve program of the U.S. Department of Energy. It outlines the least useful projects of the government including the Medical School Capitation Grants and the Law Enforcement Assistance Grants.
ACCESSION #
53523982

 

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