Graph out each agency's spending by month over the year, and set their next year's budget according to spending for the first ten months. Many agencies are notorious for "blowing" their budgets in the last month or two of the fiscal year to avoid cuts.
Fire the heads of those agencies with this pattern, and do not replace them.
Quote of the day. - On my craft: psychiatry, and from Paul Mullen. One of my fears for psychiatry is that we are allowing clinical practice to degenerate into a process which ...
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