February 1, 2002

  • CHN: Budget Surpluses Vanish

    Congress Braces for Battle Over Spending Priorities Last January, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that budget surpluses would total $5.6 trillion in fiscal years 2002 through 2011. Last week, CBO released figures projecting a $4 trillion drop in the cumulative surplus to $1.6 trillion. Over the next two years, the agency projects a return Read More »

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  • CHN: Daschle Tries to Revamp Economic Stimulus Debate

    Legislative Success Uncertain At Best Portrayed by Republicans as an “obstructionist” for failing to push an economic stimulus package through the Senate before the winter recess, Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) recently tried to revive negotiations by proposing a watered-down stimulus bill. Senator Daschle’s proposal contains items that the two parties have previously agreed to, Read More »

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  • CHN: Senate to Continue Work on Farm Bill

    Articles from February 1, 2002 Budget Surpluses Vanish Last January, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that budget surpluses would total $5.6 trillion in fiscal years 2002 through 2011. Last week, CBO released figures projecting a $4 trillion drop in the cumulative surplus to $1.6 trillion. Over the next two years, the agency projects a Read More »

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