Helps the U.S. Congress identify options that could be used to reduce the deficit. It updates previous work with new information, and systematically identifies in a single document the budgetary implications of selected program reforms discussed but not yet implemented or enacted. There are three broad themes: reassess objectives (terminate or revise services and programs provided); redefine beneficiaries (reconsider a program's intended audience); and improve efficiency (reconsider how a program or service is provided). Charts and tables.The challenges include (1) maintaining its aging passenger cars, (2) modernizing the Beech Grove, Indiana, repair facility, which services all equipment used outside the Northeast Corridor, (3) modernizing its locomotive and passenger car anbsp;...
|Title||:||Addressing the Deficit|
|Author||:||DIANE Publishing Company|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1996-11-01|