The Budget of the United States Government

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Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, 1997 - Budget

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Page 166 - For the last six months, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the...
Page 166 - It also demonstrates the need for merging the federal deposit insurance funds, the Bank Insurance Fund ("BIF") and the Savings Association Insurance Fund ("SAIF...
Page 96 - This service addresses the Nation's educational, public safety, human, and environmental needs to achieve direct and demonstrable results. In doing so, the Corporation fosters civic responsibility, strengthens the ties that bind us together as a people, and provides educational opportunity for those who make a substantial service contribution.
Page 31 - CPI for urban wage earners and clerical workers. Two versions of the CPI are now published. The index shown here is that currently used, as required by law, in calculating automatic cost-of-living increases for indexed Federal programs.
Page 331 - Besides checks outstanding, includes accrued interest payable on Treasury debt, miscellaneous liability accounts, allocations of special drawing rights, and, as an offset, cash and monetary assets other than the Treasury operating cash balance, miscellaneous asset accounts, and profit on sale of gold.
Page 57 - ... in Pell Grants, and in other key education programs. It also proposes a $l,500-a-year HOPE scholarship tax credit to make two years of college universal, a tax deduction of up to $10,000 to help middle-income families pay for postsecondary education and training, the America Reads Challenge to help ensure that all children can read well and independently by the end of the third grade, and a new school construction fund to leverage new construction or renovation projects.
Page 118 - ... history. Some other NIS countries are progressing more slowly toward democracy and free markets, but overall regional progress has been remarkable. Nevertheless, the June 1996 Russian elections represent not only a success but a warning — the latter embodied in the large vote for President Yeltsin's opposition, an opposition that derived its strength from Russia's severe economic distress. The Administration believes it is absolutely critical, at this turning point, to demonstrate our continuing...
Page 161 - Programs to administer programs under the laws enacted by the Congress for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Agricultural Marketing Service, and the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, [$618,000] $641,000.
Page 106 - States and cities create job opportunities for the hardestto-employ welfare recipients; and • a greatly-enhanced and targeted Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) to provide powerful new, private-sector financial incentives to create jobs for long-term welfare recipients.

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