October 31, 2014

Poll: How Would You Fix the Failing Budget Process?

March 4, 2014
Federal News Radio

Excerpt

Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, said the government should adhere to pay-as-you-go rules for the expansion of entitlements and tax cuts. He also proposed setting long-term approach to revenue targets. He said, "long-term targets for revenues and outlays by major spending category should be established as part of the annual budget resolution." He added, "Congress should note how major legislative proposals that are assumed in the resolution would affect these targets — and how the targets differ, if at all, from current-law projections by the Congressional Budget Office."