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In this timely book Irene Rubin focuses on how government tried and eventually succeeded in balancing the U.S. federal budget in 1998. With characteristic insight and a lively narrative, Rubin describes the successive efforts of Congress and the administration over seventeen years to shape a process that would encourage balance, as well as the reactions of federal agencies to the pressure.

General Accounting Office
General accounting office

THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE (GAO), a congressional branch agency, has responsibility for financial, program, and performance auditing in the federal government. Because of its role in identifying and suggesting solutions for costly managerial problems, the GAO should have become more ...

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