Rail Bill Gets Recharge
- Proposal May Give a Fighting Chance To Efforts to Speed Up Cap Increase. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;06/26/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30920, p5
Presents updates on a United States Senate proposal to increase private-activity bond volume cap. Doubts about the progress of the bill due to the slow progress of a similar proposal in the House; Inclusion of a low-income housing tax credit in the proposal.
- Ignoring Clinton's tax credit plan could hurt in the end. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;02/16/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30579, p41
Talks about the Bill Clinton administration's plan for taxable tax-credit bond programs for school construction and community redevelopment. Republican opposition to the proposal; Failure of the public finance community to examine the proposal; Goal according to Treasury officials.
- THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT. // Bond Buyer;11/18/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31764, p25
Reports several bond legislative status in Washington. Law on industrial development bonds; Tax credits for renewable energy production; Tax on ethanol-blended fuel.
- House Panel Prepares Rail Bonds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32086, p1
Reports on the plan of the Republican leaders of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to reintroduce legislation that would authorize states to issue taxable tax credit bonds and tax-exempt private activity bonds over 10 years for high-speed rail projects. Intention of the...
- The $5 billion solution? Mongelluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/9/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p17
Discusses the use of tax-credit bonds to help fund regional road and rail improvements in Southern California. Information on Asian imports moving through Los Angeles-Long Beach, California; Details of the report released by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.; Benefit of using...
- Avalanche of Amendments Delays Volume Cap, Credit Bill. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;09/21/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30980, p5
Reports that the United States Senate Finance Committee postponed action on community renewal legislation that includes a full and immediate increase in both the private-activity bond volume cap and the low-income tax credit after panel members submitted amendments to the measure. Rescheduled...
- Bond cap, housing credit hikes likely shelved until 2000. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;11/19/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30772, p3
Reports on legislative activity concerning private activity bond volume caps and income housing tax credit in the United States. Senate's decision not to bring up the bankruptcy reform bill on November 18, 1999; Expected renewal of the Qualified Zone Academy Bond program for school renovation;...
- Transporting Possibilities TEA-21 Replacement Is Priority for Lawmakers. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/30/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31790, p1
Focuses on the authorization for the use of taxable tax-credit and private-activity bonds to finance the construction of transportation infrastructure as the goal for transportation lobbyists in 2004. Efforts of the U.S. Congress to rewrite the current law authorizing the nation's highway and...
- Senators Introduce $12 Billion Tax-Credit Bond Plan for High-Speed Rail. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;02/01/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31068, p32
Focuses on the legislation introduced by senators Kay Bailey Hutchinson of Texas and Joseph Biden of Delaware to allow Amtrak to issue taxable tax-credit bonds for high-speed rail projects. Provisions of the bill; Support of the proposed bill from other senators; Investors' lack of interest on...