Gov. Taft Gets Some, But Not All, of His Tax Reforms Into Ohio Budget
- Ohio Governor Expected to Sign $2.75B in Capital Project Funding. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, p3
The article reports that Ohio Governor Bob Taft is expected to sign a bill that will reappropriate $1.7 billion in funds for ongoing capital projects. The bill will also appropriate an additional $1 billion of new capital funds for projects in the next two fiscal years. According to Tim Keen,...
- Not quite. // Crain's Cleveland Business;2/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p10
The article focuses on the decision of Ohio to overhaul its outdated and cumbersome tax structure. Governor Bob Taft has taken a stab at tax reform. The governor's instincts are correct, and his rationale for the proposed changes are sound. Indeed, it was refreshing to see an acknowledgment in...
- Ohio House Approves Taft's Library Budget Cuts. // American Libraries;May2005, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p14
Reports on the approval given by the Ohio House of Representatives to the proposed state budget of Governor Bob Taft for 2006-2007. Percentage of the reduction of local government funding for libraries by January 1, 2006; Aspects of the budget plan opposed by protesters; Proposal of...
- Ohio Governor Warns Public Colleges Against Tuition Increases. // Community College Week;12/6/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p17
Reports on the warning given by Columbus, Ohio Governor Bob Taft to public higher-education institutions receiving state funding regarding their plans of increasing tuition in 2005. Significance of the tuition fee increases of educational institutions to the 2005 state budget; Action taken by...
- Tennessee Governor Outlines $9.6 Billion 'Taxpayers Budget'. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;2/8/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31321, p4
Reports on introduction of a taxpayers' budget by Tennessee governor Don Sundquist for 2003. Aim of the budget to highlight how state tax dollars would be spent; Inclusion of bond authorizations in the budget; Revenue required for the budget.
- Taft cuts path through area to pitch Third Frontier. Stacklin, Jeff // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/14/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 41, p6
Highlights the tour of Governor Bob Taft in Northeast Ohio. Schedule of the Taft visits; Aims of the governor on his visit; Details on the visited places in Ohio.
- Ohio's Taft Offers $808 Million Education Plan. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;01/25/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31064, p4
Reports on proposals outlined by Ohio Governor Bob Taft to revamp the way the state funds public education. Proposal of an increase in yearly per-pupil spending; Raising of the state's share of funding for special education and transportation; Increase in funding for teacher training; Lack of...
- Gov. Techie. // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/11/99, Vol. 20 Issue 41, p10
Applauds Ohio Governor Bob Taft's support of efforts to keep Ohio from being left out of the high technology-based economy of the 21st century. Technology initiatives launched by Taft; Expansion of the Technology Action Board.
- Poor choices in fat times have left Ill. with slim options. McMillen, Daniel // Crain's Chicago Business;1/4/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p14
The article presents the author's opinion on how Illinois can realistically eliminate the budget deficit. The deficit is about a quarter the size of the state government's 50-billion dollars operating budget, and nearly half the size of the state's general funds, which is the category over which...