xii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Conflict and resolution in federal budgeting The evolution of federal budgeting The budget's shifting boundaries The political rules and arithmetic of budgeting The president's budget The congressional budget process Revenue legislation Authorizing legislation The appropriations process Managing federal expenditures Budgeting for the long term Federal budget-related websites Glossary Index.
"Updates and expands the assessment of the long-term budgetary outlook, addressing such issues as the collapse of the congressional budgetary process and the threat posed by the termination of discretionary spending caps. Concludes with a look at how the nation's deficit will affect America now and in the future"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.