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Office of Management and Budget: The View from the Executive Office

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Science  18 Jan 1974:
Vol. 183, Issue 4121, pp. 180-184
DOI: 10.1126/science.183.4121.180


The federal budget will make its annual appearance at the end of the month under the seal of the Office of Management and Budget, a highly influential but reticent agency cloistered in the Executive Office of the President. This first of three articles on OMB discusses the development of the budget agency since World War II and looks at the evolution of the science budget from the OMB perspective.