Using the Debt-Ceiling Vote to End the Spending Binge


Publication Date: May 1987

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

Author(s): Stephen Moore

Research Area: Banking and finance

Keywords: Budget

Type: Report


The debt bill offers taxpayers one of their very few opportunities to strike back. The big spenders should not be permitted to raise the debt ceiling to $2.5 trillion without being forced to the bargaining table to hammer out budget reforms.