July 15, 2018


Since the passage of the The 1974 Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act, Congress has successfully managed to follow the twelve-step budget process only four times. Why does Congress continue the pretense of following a system that doesn’t work? Is there any way to reform the budget process to account for deficits, debt, overspending, and the bigger picture? Senator Lankford explores potential budgetary reforms that will help the legislative branch to regain the power of the purse.

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