Tag: R44010

Optics (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Optics (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Optics   Optical illusions show how we see | Beau Lotto   A “term of art for how a bit of news will be perceived by the public at large, which is only used by people who bill by the hour.” — Troy Senik “The […]

Reduction (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Reduction (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Reduction photo credit: eamoncurry123 Cancellation of the availability of budgetary resources previously provided by law before the authority would otherwise lapse. Reductions can be account specific and across-the-board. (See also Rescission; Sequestration.) “Will the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Succeed?” by Sarah A. Binder, […]