REDUCING THE DEFICIT: SPENDING AND REVENUE OPTIONS

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is required by section 202(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to submit an annual report on budgetary options to the Senate and House Commitees on the Budget. This year the report is in two parts, with this report constituting Part II. Part I is entitled The Economic and Budget Outlook: Fiscal Years 1986-1990. This report provides background information for each major spending area of the budget and for revenues, and analyzes various specific options that would reduce the deficit. The inclusion of an option in the report, or the omission of one, does not imply a recommendation by CBO. In accordance with CBO's mandate to provide objective and impartial analyss, this report contains no recommendations. Among the specific options, those of particular interest to the transportation commmuinity are NDD-13, Reduced Federal Mass Transit Aid; and Reduce and Refocus Highway Spending.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • A Report to the Senate and House Committess on the Budger - Part II, as Required by Public Law 93-344.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Congress

    Congressional Budget Office
    Washington, DC  United States  20510
  • Publication Date: 1985-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 350 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00395418
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Annual Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1985 12:00AM