This is a transcript of remarks given by James L. Magavern in response to Donald H. Elliot's paper "Proposed Fiscal Monitoring Legislation in New York: A Comparative Analysis." This discussion emphasizes the political nature of budgetary decisions and the speaker's concern that there is a more general need for financial integrity and accountability in government.
James L. Magavern,
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