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a budget is balanced when current expenditures are equal to receipts

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But Merkel's drive for Germany's first balanced budget since 1969 has
President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), Shamil Dawood said that the government has prepared a balanced budget for the people of this country.
Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) drafting conference (Convention).
Ongoing global uncertainty and recent examples from around the world of the consequences of ongoing and growing deficits make it even more important for Canada to remain focused on balanced budgets, said Minister Flaherty.
That's a big component of what allows us to get to a balanced budget," he added.
It's clear that if we pass a balanced budget amendment without at least having a spending cap, then future Congresses will use its requirements to increase taxes in order to balance the budget," Gohmert said in a statement after voting.
Skeptics should remember that a balanced budget measure passed the House in 1995 and then failed in the Senate by one vote.
There are currently a number of proposed Balanced Budget Amendments that have been introduced in the House and Senate.
These factors will also make for a balanced budget and a small surplus of about $12,000 to $14,000 by 2011.
The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 mandated $2 billion in laboratory cuts over five years, capped the CLFS at 74% of the national median with no CPA updates for five years and authorized a study of laboratory reimbursement methodologies in the Institute of Medicine study (5).
Even though we've been operating at a deficit, we've created the fiction that in fact we have a balanced budget,'' he said.
To meet balanced budget requirements, states and local governments are reducing workforces, cutting spending, deferring capital projects and raising taxes and fees," the organizations wrote in a letter to the Senate supporting the measure.
The President's promise to simultaneously keep to the schedule of last year's ballooning tax cuts, spend billions more on countering terrorism and return to a balanced budget by the end of his first term can only be accomplished by reducing discretionary spending.
There appears to be growing recognition in Washington that the Balanced Budget Amendment went too far in constraining provider payments.