Sunday, March 16, 2008

Take Credit, Avoid Blame- the politics of budget

A good background for students of government budgeting- see how law makers think of the Nations priorities.

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Budget, grilling Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Secretary on the budget (Year 2008 budget)

Two good books;

America's Priorities: How the U.S. Government Raises and Spends $3,000,000,000,000 (Trillion) Per Year
by Charles Konigsberg

The Federal Budget: Politics, Policy, Process
By Allen Schick, Felix LoStracco

Dr. Allen Schick on Budget Tools and Rules

A Primer on Accrual and Cash Deficits--Understanding Similarities and Differences

The Citizen's Guide to the 2007 Financial Report of the United States Government

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