Budget Season

February 1978
New Republic;2/11/78, Vol. 178 Issue 6, p2
Focuses on changes in the budget process by the U.S. Congress. Taxation plans devised under the budget process; Features of procedure for the formation of the budget in the Congress, made by President Jimmy Carter; Requirement of the Congressional self-discipline in the new budget process; Information that the Congress is about to bind itself to raise a certain amount of revenue and spend a certain amount in appropriations; Information on the "First Concurrent Resolution," set for May 15, by which time the Senate and House budget committees have decided the nation's assets and needs; Purpose of the "Second Concurrent Resolution," set for September 15, by which time the floor debate must be over and the Senate and House agreed on the package, or budget.


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