April 19, 2014

Attempts to Reduce Wasteful Government Spending Show Austerity Is a Hard Nut to Crack

December 27, 2013
Washington Post

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“The only way Congress can make cuts is across the board, because they have trouble making decisions,” said Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition. He added that accross-the-board cuts “...just gives you less money to accomplish the same goals, which is why it doesn’t really work over the long term. Either the money grows back, or you provide a declining level of service.”