Adopting A Long-Term Budget Focus: Challenges and Proposals

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This report focuses on the current federal budget process, including criticisms of that process. This report will provide information on (1) the current horizons used in the budget process, including already existing long-term components; (2) the rationale for increased focus on longterm budgeting; (3) general challenges to long-term budgeting; and (4) an analysis of general proposals that have been made to increase the focus of long-term budgeting in the budget process.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 3, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Lynch, Megan Suzanne

Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Labonte, Marc

Specialist in Macroeconomic Policy

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Levit, Mindy R.

Analyst in Public Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: December 3, 2010
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United States
Description:

This report focuses on the current federal budget process, including criticisms of that process. This report will provide information on (1) the current horizons used in the budget process, including already existing long-term components; (2) the rationale for increased focus on longterm budgeting; (3) general challenges to long-term budgeting; and (4) an analysis of general proposals that have been made to increase the focus of long-term budgeting in the budget process.

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19 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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