Senate SCHIP Bill Makes a Mockery of PAYGO Budget Rules
Publication Date: July 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Brian M. Riedl
Keywords: Budget; campaign promise; gimmick; budget rules
Coverage: United States
Turning their backs on a campaign promise, Senate Democrats have proposed a bill that would put into motion $60 billion in new deficit spending over the next decade.