The Monster that Ate the United States Senate

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Bill Dauster

Democratic Chief of Staff & Chief Counsel for the Committee on Labor and Human Resources

Abstract

Under this allegorical title, the article addresses the lawmaking process that has led to the acceptance of three major laws: the 1996 welfare law, the 1997 tax law, and the 1997 balanced budget law. The article presents the author's critical views regarding the budget reconciliation process that underlies the acceptance of these laws.

Suggested Citation

Dauster, Bill, The Monster that Ate the United States Senate. Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 18, pp. 87-93, June 1998. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=468244

Bill Dauster (Contact Author)

Democratic Chief of Staff & Chief Counsel for the Committee on Labor and Human Resources ( email )

Washington, DC 20515
United States

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