Taxing and Spending Powers of Congress

Members of Congress discussed, “Disciplining Congress: The Taxing and Spending Powers” in a symposium titled, “Prospects… read more

Members of Congress discussed, “Disciplining Congress: The Taxing and Spending Powers” in a symposium titled, “Prospects for Constitutional Reform: Congress, the Courts, and the Case for Self-Discipline.” They focused on whether the limitation of frequent elections are sufficient to control congressional spending or whether additional measures, such as super majority requirements and a balanced budget amendment, are necessary and constitutional to limit congressional fiscal powers. After their presentations, they took questions from the audience. close

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Taxing and Spending Powers of Congress

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Program ID:
76835-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 1996
Last Aired:
Nov 16, 1996

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  • Nov 15, 1996 | 3:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 16, 1996 | 2:40am EST | C-SPAN 2
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