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Two Suggested Additions to the Proposed Balanced Budget Amendment

by Sam Wice — Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018

The House of Representatives plans to vote this Thursday on a constitutional amendment to require a balanced budget. To ensure that a future Congress does not use budgetary gimmicks to avoid balancing the budget, I suggest including two additional provisions: (i) prevent the shifting of costs into future fiscal years and (ii) enshrine the independence of […]