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Page pleads for job, independence

PBO Kevin Page says budget reductions and administrative controls being used to undermine integrity of legislation.

Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page says he can no longer do the job he was originally hired to do because his office doesn't have the budget it needs and insiders say the trail-blazing, "truth in budgeting" office is now at a crucial crossroads.

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Page pleads for job, independence

PBO Kevin Page says budget reductions and administrative controls being used to undermine integrity of legislation.

Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page says he can no longer do the job he was originally hired to do because his office doesn't have the budget it needs and insiders say the trail-blazing, "truth in budgeting" office is now at a crucial crossroads.

  

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