Tests Likely Next Week Calling the measure "an unsound bill," the President said, "It represents a failure to exercise the discipline that is required to constrain Federal spending, especially pork-barrel spending."
However, lawmakers have already taken significant steps to constrain discretionary spending.
However, the federal government faces large and growing deficits that might constrain future spending on these programs and affect a wide range of workforce issues.
In May the Coalition Government put in place measures to constrain spending.
Lawmakers have already taken significant steps to constrain discretionary spending for the previous year and over the next decade.
One way or another, one side or another, but we also have a matrix of a party that is opposed to tax-and-spend, who wants to constrain spending, and who wants reform.
To appease cattle interests within the territory he appointed a territorial veterinary surgeon while, in an effort to constrain territorial spending, vetoed the establishment of a territorial insane asylum.
He hypothesized that higher revenues could constrain spending, and found strong statistical support for that conjecture based on data from 1981 to 2005.
"We are now on a solid path toward the president's new goal to achieve a balanced budget by 2012, while making the tax cuts permanent and better constraining spending."
Groping for ways to carry out a crucial feature of President Clinton's health-care plan, the White House is considering a "penalty tax" on doctors and hospitals to constrain medical spending.