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Passing the buck : Congress, the budget, and deficits

Passing the buck : Congress, the budget, and deficits

Author: Jasmine Farrier
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farrier, Jasmine, 1970-
Passing the buck.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004
(DLC) 2004010629
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jasmine Farrier
ISBN: 9780813171975 0813171970 9780813156743 0813156742 0813123356 9780813123356
OCLC Number: 644300558
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 284 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Origins and significance of delegation of power --
Reforming the reforms : a brief history of congressional budgeting --
1974 Budget Act : Congress takes control --
Congress attacks deficits (and itself) with Gramm-Rudman-Hollings --
Old problems and new tools of self-restraint : the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990 --
Stop us before we spend again : the Line-Item Veto Act of 1996 --
Responsibility: Jasmine Farrier.


While the landmark Congressional Budget Act of 1974 tried to increase congressional budgeting powers, new budget processes created in the 1980s and 1990s were all explicitly designed to weaken  Read more...


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A timely and compelling example of first-rate scholarship. - Lawrence C. Dodd

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