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revenues equal expenditures

The Balanced Budget Amendment: Good Politics, Bad Policy

Congressional Republicans are once again pushing for the enactment of a Balanced Budget Amendment. The Amendment, which was introduced by conservative Utah Senator Mike Lee, would require that revenues equal expenditures every year, and that they never exceed 18 percent of the gross domestic product. A two-thirds majority of Congress would be required to exceed […]

August 22, 2011