Budgets and Fiscal Policy
Our work in selected areas of government spending and budgets -- through the lenses of efficiency, transparency, and accountability.
Advocates say it's a recipe for productivity and efficiency improvements in government and a foundation of long-term budget sustainability.
Skeptics says it is politically naive and administratively utopian with potential hazards. Experience says it's best to ratchet way back on any
Minnesota's rankings on a host of transparency meaures deveoped by national organizations.
From our Nov-Dec 2011 edition of Fiscal Focus. The potential long-term consequences of constitutional budgeting and supermajority requirements make these popular ideas poor policy.