March 20, 2017 - Los Angeles Times

Here's an idea for legislators: Figure out how to pay for a spending bill before proposing it

You’d think from reading some promoted legislation that the Capitol was a candy store handing out free goodies. A lot of appealing items are on display. The cost? Oh, that. We’ll worry about it later. Here’s my suggestion for a new law — an old but scoffed-at idea: No spending bill can advance...