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    Cooking the Books: How Congress Busts the Budget

    09/25/2006

    Brian Riedl, the budget analyst at Heritage and real straight shooter, regularly exposes the ways Congress cheats on its own budgets. You've got to check out his new paper, “Still Spending: Senate Set to Bust Budget Caps by $32 Billion” which shows the gimmicks and abuse of the "budget emergency" designation the Senate is using in order to actually accelerate the fiscal meltdown in Washington.

    This paper can be found at http://www.heritage.org/Research/Budget/wm1222.cfm.