BPC Senior Vice President G. William Hoagland testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriation Process Reform regarding the long-debated, but never agreed to, biennial budget and appropriation reform proposal.
Implementing biennial budgeting would help smooth an increasingly turbulent budget process said G. William Hoagland in testimony to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.
The report recommends tough reforms to ensure congressional and White House agreement on all federal spending and revenues, including entitlements.
Washington has lurched from one crisis to another and kept the government running by means of continuing resolutions and massive appropriations bills.
Letter and Statement to the House Rules Subcommittee on Legislative & Budget Process on Biennial Budgeting
Biennial budgeting would allow the necessary time and space to carry out policymaking and oversight functions through the authorizing committees.