The unconstitutional Congress
- The True Cost of War. Scher, Abby // Dollars & Sense;Jul/Aug99, Issue 224, p9
Looks at the United States (US) Congress' spending for the bombing of Serbia. Cost of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) bombing of Serbia; US share of the bill for the bombing; Estimated fund the country could provide all the public investment the country needs.
- Feeding Time. Lynch, Michael W. // Reason;Mar2001, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p13
Looks at the pork-barrel spending of the United States Congress from 1994 to year 2000.
- Is Congress Ready To Tell Us Where Our Money Goes? // Saturday Evening Post;3/11/1950, Vol. 222 Issue 37, p10
Offers views on issues related to appropriations and expenditures involving the U.S. Congress. Procedure that the Congress would take before making any appropriations; Voting being done by the Congress on appropriation bills; Call for the adoption of the consolidated-appropriation procedure by...
- Congress turns to budget bills. // Nation's Health;Nov99, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the resolution passed by the United States Congress to continue its work on budget appropriations. Top health priorities for 1999; Programs with reduced budgets; Statement issued by Donna Crane, director of congressional affairs of the American Public Health Association.
- Congress on Verge of New Spending Spree. Darling, Brian // Human Events;4/14/2008, Vol. 64 Issue 13, p10
The author focuses on several spending bills considered by the U.S. Congress in 2008. He cites that the Congress plans to approve a version of the Emergency Plan for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) Relief (PEPFAR) proposed by President George W. Bush. He mentions that the Congress will...
- Sidelined. Gray, Eliza // New Republic;10/20/2011, Vol. 242 Issue 15, p6
The article focuses on the U.S. Congress super committee in 2011 that is responsible for finding solutions to U.S. budget problems. Topics include the role of the super committee in relations to the appropriations committees in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, the change in...
- Cuts of Pork. Moore, Stephen // National Review;12/8/1997, Vol. 49 Issue 23, p24
The article reflects on U.S. President Bill Clinton's use of line-item veto to execute a number of congressional spending projects. It notes that Congress likes the line-item veto far better in theory than in practice. It highlights examples of Congress' pork-barrel free-for-all spending. It...
- Prime cuts for GOP budget hawks. Lambro, Donald // Human Events;3/17/95, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p20
Reports on the United States Congress' budget cut proposals. Suggestions on budgetary areas to cut down in the Department of Agriculture; Departments of Commerce, Justice and State; Energy and Water; Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.
- Peace dividends. // Progressive;Mar94, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p9
Discusses what is being done with the money that was saved by terminating the program to build Seawolf-class attack submarines in fiscal 1992. The military spending bill which authorizes $540 million for preserving the industrial base for submarine construction or settling claims arising from...