THE BUDGET: Two in a Row?

This week President Eisenhower made a report to Congress that he has been yearning to make since the day he was inaugurated. In the current fiscal year, ending next June 30, the Federal Government expects to be in the black by $200 million after spending $64.3 billion and collecting $64.5 billion. In fiscal 1957, beginning next July, the Government plans to spend $65.9 billion (up $1.6 billion) and collect $66.3 billion (up $1.8 billion). If everything goes as planned, Dwight Eisenhower will ring up the first two-in-a-row balanced budgets since 1947 and...

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