The Resource Budget deficit, by Marcia Clemmitt

Budget deficit, by Marcia Clemmitt

Label
Budget deficit
Title
Budget deficit
Statement of responsibility
by Marcia Clemmitt
Title variation
Does it threaten America's economic future?
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Over the past four years, Congress and the White House have handed out billions of dollars in tax cuts aimed at "giving back" surplus revenues to taxpayers. Congress has also enacted an expensive, new Medicare prescription-drug benefit as well as hefty spending increases for the military and homeland security. Now Congress wants to make permanent most of the tax cuts it first passed as temporary measures. Republicans say the cuts will spark economic growth. But many economists say the cuts will ensure substantial deficits for decades to come and trigger a budget crunch requiring cuts in social programs such as student loans, child-support enforcement and subsidized school lunches. Moreover, economists generally agree that running up new debt just before the baby-boom generation begins collecting expensive Medicare and Social Security benefits in 2011 will require tax increases and service cuts at unprecedented levels in the coming decade
Member of
Cataloging source
CQPDC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clemmitt, Marcia
Index
no index present
LC call number
HJ2051
LC item number
.C54 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
CQ researcher
Series volume
v. 15, no. 43
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Budget deficits
  • Government spending policy
  • Fiscal policy
  • Taxation
  • United States
  • Budget deficits
  • Economic policy
  • Fiscal policy
  • Government spending policy
  • Taxation
  • United States
Label
Budget deficit, by Marcia Clemmitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Feb. 21, 2006)
  • "December 9, 2005."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64180259
  • (OCoLC)ocm64180259
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Budget deficit, by Marcia Clemmitt
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Feb. 21, 2006)
  • "December 9, 2005."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64180259
  • (OCoLC)ocm64180259
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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