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Jim Douglas on Government Reform

Republican VT Governor


Cost Control Council to audit state government spending

In the 1970’s, Gov. Snelling instituted a Cost Control Council to perform a top-to-bottom study of government functions and programs so that state government would operate in an efficient manner and take advantage of new technologies. I will reconvene The Council with the mission to review each program and analyze the best methods of achieving objectives at the lowest possible cost. This review will result in more effective government while saving millions of taxpayer dollars.
Source: Campaign website, www. JimDouglas.org, “Tax & Fiscal Policy” , Oct 18, 2002

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