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Reforming the Budget: Four Steps to Restore Fiscal Discipline. Linda Bilmes, February 5, 2014, Opinion. "America’s dysfunctional budget process has been mired in federal shutdowns and debt ceiling brinksmanship for the past several years. No wonder citizens’ confidence in government is at its lowest in four decades. Conventional wisdom in Washington is that hyper-partisanship has infected appropriations along with everything else, and that barring a dramatic shift in political tone, the best we can do is to pass one-off deals such as the recent Ryan-Murray bill..." Link Verified October 12, 2014