Government gets a shrink

Barone, Michael
June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/20/94, Vol. 116 Issue 24, p38
Suggests that President Bill Clinton's 1994 budget passed with little change and no fanfare because Clinton avoided breaking what might be called Norquist's law and did not succeed in contracting Baumol's disease. Norquist law, named after Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist, whose goal is to hold increases in city spending below the rate of inflation; Explanation of Baumol's disease, named after economist William Baumol.


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