The Congressional Budget Resolution: Recommendations for a Blueprint in Support of Low-Income Individuals and Families
Publication Date: March 2008
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
President BushÂ’s budget proposal sends a simple and stark message: even in an economic downturn, those at the bottom of the income scale donÂ’t matter. It is now CongressÂ’ turn to prepare a budget plan. The Congressional budget resolution should inflict no harm to low-income workers, restore prior cuts, and invest in the future by supporting the workforce and ensuring safe and healthy children.