Posts Tagged ‘budget’

After Sequestration, A Leaner Watchdog


By Covering Business   March 5, 2013

The Government Accountability Office sizes up the effect of mandatory federal budget cuts on itself.

How Federal Earmarks Backfire

Photo: Alex Proimos

By Covering Business   March 14, 2012

A study in the Journal of Political Economy reveals how big earmarks can harm local economies.