Efforts to Reduce the Budget Deficit
The rapid growth of the national debt alarmed some politicians and created pressure for restricting Congress’s unlimited ability to spend. After reviewing Chapter 10, Section 10.2: Efforts to Reduce the Deficit, discuss the actions taken by Congress since 1985 to reduce the budget deficits.
Use scholarly sources to support the current debate between the White House and Congress regarding what measures are necessary to address spending and revenues (e.g., news reports, official statements, press conferences, as well as numerous government websites).
Write a two- to three-page paper (not including title and reference pages), using at least three scholarly sources, not including the textbook, and must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in your approved style guide.
Ashford University Online Library (follow the Library link within the tool bar on the left). Congressional Budget Office: www.cbo.gov. Internal Revenue Service: www.irs.gov. The Executive Office of the President: www.whitehouse.gov.
The Paper: Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in your approved style guide