Legislative status report
- A hopeful ratio. Doherty, Brian // Reason;Aug/Sep96, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the decline in ratio of spending-increase bills to spending-cut bills from 1991 to 1995. Less willingness of members of Congress to sponsor costly bills.
- The grim truth about Gramm-Rudman. Mitchell, Daniel J. // Policy Review;Spring90, Issue 52, p76
Focuses on the Gramm-Rudman Act. Viewed success; Spending control mechanism; Impact on the deficit.
- The deficit amendment. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/28/1985, Vol. 123 Issue 18, p21
Pending legislation to force a balanced federal budget by 1991 might inflict drastic cuts in defense spending over the next six years. Known as the Gramm/Rudman/Hollings deficit amendment, the bipartisan legislation is named after its three principal sponsors. Approval of the amendment is...
- Congress reconvenes. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/27/86, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p26
Amid calls for a domestic economic summit to prevent the huge cuts threatened by the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings law, the 99th Congress reconvened its second session. House summit resolution; fiscal 1987 defense request; limited option.
- Gramm-Rudman raises pressure. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/14/1986, Vol. 125 Issue 2, p26
Last week's Supreme Court ruling against the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings deficit reduction law may result in the space budget shrinking further, while fiscal pressures on defense spending remain the same. The Supreme Court repudiated the law's across-the-board reduction mechanism, called...
- Senate Eyes Budget Revise. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;6/10/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33331, p9
The article reports on the plan of the Senate Finance Committee to revise the fiscal 2011 budget bill in Louisiana.
- Questioning the Gramm-Rudman amendment. // America;11/2/1985, Vol. 153 Issue 12, p270
It gives the President too wide discretionary power to make the necessary spending cuts: most vulnerable would be social programs for those with the least political clout.
- Congress passed. // Newsweek;12/23/1985, Vol. 106 Issue 26, p22
Congress passed the most sweeping anti-deficit legislation in postwar history but there were no celebrations in the Reagan Administration because the Pentagon was not saved from the strictures of the bill. INSET: Gramm-Rudman is now the law of the land, but is it....
- Debate over the Gramm-Rudman proposal. // U.S. News & World Report;11/4/85, Vol. 99 Issue 19, p46
Debate over the Gramm-Rudman proposal which would force down the federal deficit through mandatory procedure. Senator Phil Gramm (R-Tex) is in favor; Senator Gary Hart (D-Colo) turns thumbs down.
- Senate increases spending cuts to $1.8 billion. // Human Events;4/14/94, Vol. 51 Issue 14, p23
Reports on the Senate's approval of a bill to increase the amount of rescinded spending to $1.8 billion. Arguments for and against the proposal; List of Senators who voted for and against the bill.