July 1, 1997 Tax Cuts, Spending Cuts, and a Balanced Budget - Does This All Add Up? No trainwreck this year. The Congress and the President are getting along like favorite cousins. As we head into the Independence Day recess, legislation promising tax cuts and entitlements cuts is nearing completion. Are these budget busters? [In 3 segments]
November 6, 1996 Now That the Election is Over - Medicare reform is a certainty ..or is it? The only easy solutions are unethicalsolutions.[3 pages.]
October 29, 1996 FY 1996 Budget Deficit - The numbers are out - the budget deficit for FY 1996 was $107.3 billion. A tablegives a breakdown of some of the major spending categories.
September 6, 1996 Welfare Reform - A detailed discussion of the Welfare Reform Act of 1996. [Long: 5 pages.]
August 5, 1996 Tax Cuts - A commentary on the proposal by presidential candidate Bob Dole tosubstantially cut taxes.
March 12, 1996 Debt Ceiling - More on the primary elections and the impact upon budget deliberations, including the temporary increase in the debt limit.
February 26, 1996 Republican Primaries - Includes discussion of primary elections for Republican nominee for President and the impact upon budget deliberations.The Congress returns from recess on this date.
February 11, 1996 Medicare/Medicaid - Includes discussion of debt ceiling, Medicare,and Medicaid.
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