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Research and Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry (A CBO Study) By Congressional Budget Office
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Perceptions that the pace of new-drug development has slowed and that the pharmaceutical industry is highly profitable have sparked concerns that significant problems loom for future drug... More > development. This Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study—prepared at the request of the Senate Majority Leader—reviews basic facts about the drug industry’s recent spending on research and development (R&D) and its output of new drugs. The study also examines issues relating to the costs of R&D, the federal government’s role in pharmaceutical research, the performance of the pharmaceutical industry in developing innovative drugs, and the role of expected profits in private firms’ decisions about investing in drug R&D. In keeping with CBO’s mandate to provide objective, impartial analysis, the study makes no recommendations. David H. Austin prepared this report under the supervision of Joseph Kile and David Moore. Colin Baker provided valuable consultation...< Less
Immigration Policy in the United States (A CBO Paper) By Congressional Budget Office
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Immigration has been a subject of legislation since the nation’s founding. In 1790, the Congress established a formal process enabling the foreign born to become U.S. citizens. Just over a... More > century later, in response to increasing levels of immigration, the federal government assumed the task of reviewing and processing all immigrants seeking admission to the United States. Since then, numerous changes have been made to U.S. immigration policy. This paper, requested by the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, is part of a series of reports by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on immigration. The paper focuses on the evolution of U.S. immigration policy and presents statistics on the various categories of lawful admission and enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws.< Less
Federal Financial Management By James Shuler
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Federal Financial Management is an introductory to the federal government’s financial management systems and a brief historical background. This book covers government outlays, capitalism,... More > budget and accountability. It also looks at several historical figures that influenced the United States economic and financial system. The federal budget process, the national debt and budget deficit are examined. A brief look at the Bureau of the Budget (BOB) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is also provided. Various federal budget and accounting systems are reviewed including Planning-Programming-Budgeting System (PPBS), Management by Objectives (MBO) , Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB), the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA). Other closely related topics are also discussed.< Less
Federal Financial Management By James Shuler
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Federal Financial Management is an introductory to the federal government’s financial management systems and a brief historical background. This book covers government outlays, capitalism,... More > budget and accountability. It also looks at several historical figures that influenced the United States economic and financial system. The federal budget process, the national debt and budget deficit are examined. A brief look at the Bureau of the Budget (BOB) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is also provided. Various federal budget and accounting systems are reviewed including Planning-Programming-Budgeting System (PPBS), Management by Objectives (MBO) , Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB), the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA). Other closely related topics are also discussed.< Less
Graphs and Tables of the Federal Expenditure Tables: A Picture Tells All By Rogelio Gloria
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Graphs of the US Federal Expenditure Tables and analysis processes.
Congressional Research Service: Federal Aid to Roads and Highways Since the 18th Century: A Legislative History (CRS Report R42140, January 6, 2012) By Congressional Research Service
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The federal government has provided aid for roads and highways since the establishment of the United States in 1789. This report comprises a brief history of such aid, detailing some precedent... More > setters and more recent funding through the Highway Trust Fund, which was created in 1956. *** With over 900 professional researchers, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is Congress’s nonpartisan think tank and produces over 3,000 reports and studies per year with a budget of over $100 million. CRS employees include lawyers, economists, reference librarians, and scientists. CRS reports are highly regarded as in-depth, accurate, objective, and timely. They provide valuable insight to the decisions made by Congress, and are excellent sources for determining Congressional considerations during the months after they are released. CRS reports are not routinely made available to the public, making them some of the most elusive information products, highly coveted by researchers in business, the media, and academia.< Less
LEADERSHIP MATTERS: COMMENTARY FROM A FISCAL CONSERVATIVE By LURITA DOAN
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Commentary from a fiscal conservative on good government, federal government spending, budget cutting, fiscal discipline and the proper role of oversight.
Joe Schmoe to the Rescue!: Solving America's Problems By Rod Sterling
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THIS IS A NO WHINING ZONE. "Somebody ought to do something." Well, somebody is. 25 major problems in the United States are identified but each comes with a common sense solution. For the... More > last sixty years we have been throwing money at every problem that surfaced only to find out that money wasn't the answer. The people have to take the power back from the lobbyists, empty out half our prisoners while holding onto the bad guys, and demand our mainstream media get their integrity back or go out of business. We know who the crazies are that will shoot up a school, theater or mall, but we don't share the information. Every household spends thousands extra each year to reimburse big buisiness for political donations. Political contributions are a business expense, not altruism. They always get their money back. Let's put an end to that. The author never checked with any political camp. Joe Schmoe's solutions are plain everyday common sense. You'll come away with a different point of view.< Less
Joe Schmoe to the Rescue!: Solving America's Problems By Rod Sterling
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THIS IS A NO WHINING ZONE. "Somebody ought to do something." Well, somebody is. 25 major problems in the United States are identified but each comes with a common sense solution. For the... More > last sixty years we have been throwing money at every problem that surfaced only to find out that money wasn't the answer. The people have to take the power back from the lobbyists, empty out half our prisoners while holding onto the bad guys, and demand our mainstream media get their integrity back or go out of business. We know who the crazies are that will shoot up a school, theater or mall, but we don't share the information. Every household spends thousands extra each year to reimburse big buisiness for political donations. Political contributions are a business expense, not altruism. They always get their money back. Let's put an end to that. The author never checked with any political camp. Joe Schmoe's solutions are plain everyday common sense. You'll come away with a different point of view.< Less
How Your Government Spends Your Money By Robert Hager
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Did you know that the spending per person by our government has doubled in the past forty years, and that takes inflation into account? You are going to learn some amazing and surprising information... More > about where your government spends your money. This book is written for us, the taxpayer. It is nonpartisan. It is clear and understandable. You will learn that the “Social Security Trust Fund” is neither a fund nor a trust in the normally accepted definition of the words. Social Security, the largest government trust fund, and Medicare, the third-largest fund are discussed in detail. National Debt information is given in graphical form, distinguishing public debt and government debt. Chapter Four gives outlay histories for various government spending areas over the past 40 years. Since Congress has become more dysfunctional at our expense, we seem to be the only hope to solve the problems that this booklet brings to light. Please check it out and then pass it on.< Less

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