Streamline the Budget

February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/18/99, Vol. 91 Issue 57, p10
Editorial. Describes the inefficiencies of the United States federal budget process. Debate over how to spend the budget surplus; Budget process no longer dealing with fiscal reality; Impact of the Congressional Budget Act and the Budget Enforcement Act; Ideas from Senator Pete Domenici, New Mexico, about how to make the process more efficient.


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