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Volume 17  Number 1  •  Summer 2012
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Institutions and State Spending: An Overview
By Matthew Mitchell, Nick Tuszynski
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of The Independent Review

State governments have adopted a variety of measures to help get spending under control. Although most have yielded disappointing results, two institutions have been clearly successful: separate taxing and spending committees, and item-reduction vetoes.

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