Comprehensive Budget Reform: The Need Has Never Been Greater

Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Paul Ryan

Research Area: Banking and finance; Government

Keywords: Budget; politics

Type: Report


Budget process reform, including a legislative line-item veto, earmark reform, strong spending caps, and a sunset commission for federal programs, is essential in controlling the explosion of entitlement spending.