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No. 747

A Chicken (Nugget?) in Every Pot: What's at Stake in the Budget Debate
September 17, 1999

Author

Karl Polzer

Summary

This paper explores various aspects of the 1999 budget debate fueled in large part by federal agencies' projection of a $2.9 trillion surplus over 10 years. The tax bill, which would provide about $400 billion in tax relief, is also discussed; special attention is given to the health care provisions of this legislation.

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