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Biennial Budgeting: Better Value for Taxpayers

by David Kendall and Jim Kessler

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Congress rarely finishes its budget on time. As a result, every year there are fierce political battles about how funds are spent, but little energy is directed to ensuring that spending is wise and effective. A biennial budget would enable Congress to be a better steward of taxpayer’s dollars by allowing every other year of a two-year cycle to be devoted by oversight, streamlining, and elimination of wasteful programs.

For more information on the additional proposals to reduce the deficit and pave the way for future prosperity:

CLICK HERE: Growth, Not Greece: A Growth-Focused Deficit Reduction Agenda

CLICK HERE: A Taxpayer Receipt

CLICK HERE: Reforming Federal Pensions

CLICK HERE: Earmark Reduction Savings Account