The State Comptroller’s Office announced on Monday that it would conduct an
examination into the two-year budget process and present its findings to the
Finance Ministry and other appropriate bodies in the lead-up to the 2013
The examination comes in response to an inquiry from Labor MK
Erel Margalit into the effects of passing a twoyear budget on the
On February 9, Margalit sent letters to Prime Minister Binyamin
Netanyahu, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and State Comptroller Joseph Shapira
demanding that they scrap any plans to prepare a two-year budget.