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- KANSAS: August Sees Revenue Rise. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;9/8/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33179, p9
The article reports on the generation of 376.8 million dollar tax in Kansas in August 2009. The Kansas Legislative Research Department forecasted that the state will face a budget deficit in 2011. State Governor Mark Parkinson stated that the improvement in revenue funds was an encouraging sign...
- TO WHAT ARE WE DRIFTING? // America;10/12/1940, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p14
The article comments on the record appropriations approved by the U.S. Congress for fiscal year 1941. It includes an in-depth analysis of the projected shortfall in government revenues, as well as a discussion on the expected enactment of new tax laws to limit the increasing annual budget...
- Pressure to approve gambling grows along with budget deficit. Cook, Brad // New Hampshire Business Review;9/17/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p15A
Looks into the budget deficit issue in New Hampshire. Types of taxes that will be created to help solve the problem; Views on whether or not gambling is to be included in the taxation program of the government; Impact of gambling on the people themselves.
- Pittsburgh City Council says budget deficit will not lead to layoffs. Hoffman, David // Bond Buyer;06/18/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30417, p32
Reports on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor Tom Murphy and the City Council's agreement not to enact a garbage tax or layoffs in response to revenue reports showing an estimated $2 million 1998 budget deficit. Strategies that the City Council will considered assuming there is a budget deficit;...
- Michigan County Considers Raising Taxes to Counter $33 Million Deficit. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;8/14/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32940, p3
The article reports that county officials in Macomb County, Michigan is to consider the raising of taxes in the light of unprecedented $33 million budget deficit. The county is suffering a decline in property tax revenue coupled with rising pension and employee health care costs. State...
- Chicago Revenue Collections Drop, Gap Grows by $14M, Official Says. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;3/9/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33076, p27
The article reports on the decline of the revenue collections in Chicago, Illinois. The collections drop $11.8 million short of budget projections, a trend that is expected to last throughout 2009 or longer. The city's sales and income and cigarette taxes also dropped short of projections. A...
- Cash-Strapped Governors Walking a Tax-Reform Tightrope. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;11/4/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31754, p28
Focuses on the difficulty of governors in the Southwestern States to search for the middle ground between tax increases and lost revenues. Imposition of tax code to avert budget deficit; Transformation of complex tax laws; Assessment of property taxes and locks in ratios of tax rates.
- The Public Budgets in 2002/2003 ï¿½ Shortfalls in Tax Revenues May Jeopardise the Economy's Course ï¿½ Risk of Higher Deficits. Teichmann, Dieter; Vesper, Dieter // Economic Bulletin;2002, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p339
The article focuses on the issue of whether medium term budget target set in the national stability programme provides for a safety margin that will ensure that no country runs an excessive deficit. In its Stability Programme, the German government set itself a state deficit target of only 1.5%...
- TBMA Survey Sees $360 Billion Deficit in Fiscal '05. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;10/22/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31995`, p4
Forecasts the declining federal budget deficit for fiscal 2005 in the U.S. Result of the improving yields from short and long-term interest rates; Increase of tax revenue as a result of economic growth; Continuation of the stability of the yield curve throughout the year.