[Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 1998]



 
                          TABLE OF CONTENTS
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   I. The Budget Message of the President........................      1
                                                         
  II. Building a Bridge to the 21st Century......................     11
                                                  
 III. Putting the Building Blocks in Place.......................     21
                                                 
  IV. Improving Performance in a Balanced Budget World...........     35
                                                                      
   V. Creating Opportunity, Demanding Responsibility, and Strengthening
      Community                                                       
                                                                      
          1.  Strengthening Health Care..........................     49
          2.  Investing in Education and Training................     57
          3.  Protecting the Environment.........................     67
          4.  Promoting Research.................................     77
          5.  Enforcing the Law..................................     85
          6.  Restoring the American Community...................     95
          7.  Implementing Welfare Reform........................    105
          8.  Promoting Tax Fairness.............................    111
          9.  Supporting America's Global Leadership.............    117         10.  Supporting the World's Strongest Military Force....    123
                                                                                                                                                        
  VI. Investing in the Common Good: The Major Functions of the Federal  
      Government                                                        
                                                                        
         11.  Overview...........................................    131
         12.  National Defense...................................    137
         13.  International Affairs..............................    141
         14.  General Science, Space, and Technology.............    145
         15.  Energy.............................................    149
         16.  Natural Resources and Environment..................    153
         17.  Agriculture........................................    159
         18.  Commerce and Housing Credit........................    163
         19.  Transportation.....................................    169
         20.  Community and Regional Development.................    173
         21.  Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services   177
         22.  Health.............................................    181
         23.  Medicare...........................................    185
         24.  Income Security....................................    189
         25.  Social Security....................................    193
         26.  Veterans Benefits and Services.....................    199
         27.  Administration of Justice..........................    203
         28.  General Government.................................    207
         29.  Net Interest.......................................    211
         30.  Undistributed Offsetting Receipts..................    215
         31.  Detailed Functional Tables.........................    217
                                                                        
 VII. Summary Tables                                                    
                                                                        
         Budget Aggregates.......................................    303
         1998 Budget Proposals...................................    309
         Summaries by Agency.....................................    323         Other Summary Tables....................................    329
         
VIII. List of Charts and Tables..................................    333
         
  IX. OMB Contributors to the 1998 Budget........................    343