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- U.S. Government workers take furlough while budget talks... Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal;Dec95, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p12
Reports on balancing of federal budget in November, 1995 by United States government. Effects on departments providing federal services; Information on budget debate.
- Proposed Congressional budget cuts: American interests pay the... Christopher, Warren // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;9/18/95, Vol. 6 Issue 38, p691
Presents a speech by the Secretary of State discussing the possible negative effects of the budget cuts proposed by the Congress. Effects on international affairs; Quality of congressional leadership; Effects on American interests.
- One cliff avoided but others loom ahead. TATUM, ELINOR // New York Amsterdam News;1/3/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p12
The author discusses need for the U.S. Congress to make critical decisions on the spending cuts and to work in a productive and bipartisan manner to deal with the fiscal cliff.
- The supercommittee: Success or failure? Ryan, Frank // Central Penn Business Journal;12/2/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 49, p12
The article presents information on the U.S. Congress Supercommittee and its responsibility of reducing the deficit by 1.5 trillion during the fiscal years of 2012-2021.
- Search For "Fairness". Buckley Jr., Wm. F. // National Review;12/3/1990, Vol. 42 Issue 23, p62
Reports that the United States Congress has attempted to eliminate the budget deficit with a package of taxes that bill rich people. Rise in tax rates on taxable income above $80,000 per year; Phase out of personal exemptions for individuals; Capital gains tax; Medicare payments; Reduction of...
- Governors Ask for Action on Highway Trust Deficit. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;6/20/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32904, p5
The article reports on the request of U.S. governors to the Congress to take action on the deficit projected for the highway trust fund in fiscal 2009. The governors have sent letters to the House and Senate leaders asking them to pass a legislation that would offset the projected highway trust...
- How big will your tax cut be? // Christian Science Monitor;1/12/96, Vol. 88 Issue 33, p2
Reports that President Clinton and Congress could balance the budget in about 15 minutes except for the Republican Party's $210 billion tax bonus. Speaker Newt Gingrich's reluctance to capitulate; Reference to both sides appearing to be positioning themselves to blame each other in the 1996...
- Fiscal Clunker–New Congress, Same Issues. // Pratt's Letter;1/ 7/2013, p2
The article reports that the new elected members of the U.S. Congress are facing the same issues in the country including the budget deficit, fiscal policy, and Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007.
- Should we give Congress a mulligan? Klierly, Seymour // High Plains Journal;8/15/2011, Vol. 129 Issue 33, p4-B
The author discusses the second chance provided to the U.S. Congress to control budget deficits including credit rating, interest rates, and borrowing ability with reference to the U.S. Budget control Act 2011.