TITLE

First, assume a windfall

AUTHOR(S)
Allen, Jodie T.; Shapiro, Joseph P.
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;07/12/99, Vol. 127 Issue 2, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines plans regarding how to spend a projected budget surplus in the United States. Projections by President Bill Clinton about the amount of the surplus; The surplus depending on the assumption that cuts will be made in domestic spending; Admission by Clinton that his projections are unrealistic; Clinton's budget proposal; Public opinion about how the surplus should be spent; Controversial aspects to Clinton's budget; Plans for Medicare; Criticism that the plan does not address long-term budget problems.
ACCESSION #
1994906

 

Related Articles

  • It's not just a budget, it's a campaign manifesto. Feldman, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;03/21/96, Vol. 88 Issue 80, p3 

    Focuses on the 1997 budget proposal of United States President Bill Clinton. Analysis on the proposed 1997 budget; Views of some politicians on the budget proposal; Two proposals released by President Clinton.

  • The poisoned chalice revisited. Bethell, Tom // American Spectator;Sep93, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p16 

    Looks at United States President Bill Clinton's proposed deficit reduction program. Purpose of phrase `deficit reduction'; Clinton plan as an exercise in deception with news media as collaborators; Failure to publish totals; Journalists who are critical of the plan; Plan's similarity to Bush's...

  • Risky politics of big surpluses. Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;2/1/99, Vol. 91 Issue 45, p1 

    Reports on the potential ways the United States government will spend the predicted amount of surplus money in the late 1990s and into the next decade. Amount of money expected in the surplus; Possible tax cuts; Details of US President Bill Clinton's Universal Savings Accounts,...

  • A surplus of wishful thinking? Wildavsky, Ben // U.S. News & World Report;02/08/99, Vol. 126 Issue 5, p24 

    Cautions about the projected budget surpluses in the United States over the next 15 years. Problems with counting on the surpluses for current policies; Views of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan; Incorrect budget surplus predictions from previous years; President Bill Clinton's...

  • Deficit reduction demands action, even if it costs Clinton re-election. W.J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;2/1/93, Vol. 188 Issue 5, p12 

    Editorial. Contends that President Bill Clinton has to take steps to reduce the deficit even though these may cause to lower his popularity. Cutting spending and raising taxes; Seeking re-election in 1996.

  • Statement on Indications of a Third Consecutive Federal Budget Surplus. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;1/24/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p130 

    Presents the text of a statement issued by United States President Bill Clinton on January 21, 2000, which deals with the indications of a third consecutive federal budget surplus.

  • How to spend the budget surplus. Sedaris, David // New Yorker;01/26/98, Vol. 73 Issue 44, p88 

    Presents advice from members of the United States public to President Bill Clinton on how to spend the budget surplus.

  • Deficit Delusions. Moore, Stephen // National Review;9/2/1996, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p66 

    The article argues against the claim made by U.S. President Bill Clinton that his administration is mainly responsible for reducing the budget deficit as of 1996. It reviews the record of the president from 1993 to 1996 on economic policy. It criticizes the failure of the president to endorse...

  • Message to the Congress Transmitting the District of Columbia Courts' Budget Request. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;5/15/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 19, p1032 

    Presents the text of a message given by United States President Bill Clinton on May 8, 2000 which deals with the transmission of the Fiscal Year 2001 budget request of the District of Columbia.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics