Senate OKs Its Version of Corporate Tax Bill Ahead of Summer Recess
- Grassroots effort pushing buyout. Yancy Jr., Cecill N. // Southeast Farm Press;8/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p12
This article focuses on a united effort of tobacco growers to push buyout bills in the U.S. The grassroots effort, aided by election year politics, seems to have paid off, as a tobacco buyout bill is in conference committee after the U.S. Senate passed a bill in mid-July. Some farmers got out...
- Compassion drives fight by grower. Yancy Jr., Cecll N. // Southeast Farm Press;8/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p12
This article focuses on the issue of compassion of tobacco growers reeling around the passage of tobacco buyout bill in the United States. What motivates Keith Parrish, a tobacco grower in the United States, to leave his farm and his wife and travel to Washington D.C., can be summed up in one...
- Bond Provisions in Limbo as Work Halts on Corporate Tax Bill. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;3/25/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31849, p5
Reports on the suspension of work on the corporate tax bill in the U.S. Senate after Republican leaders failed to cut off debate on a Democratic amendment to the proposed legislation. Impact of the bill on municipal bond provisions; Expectation of a substitute measure of the corporate tax bill;...
- Quotas' death leads to no dearth of leaf. Martin, Edward // Business North Carolina;Dec2004, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p14
Reports on the effect of a bill which states that the government will pay tobacco growers to forgo guaranteed prices and quotas in the commodity on farmers in Tar Heel, North Carolina. Views of Lary Wooten, president of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, on the buyout; Decrease in...
- The tobacco program: An econometric analysis of its benefits to farmers. Watkins III, B. Gordon // American Economist;Spring90, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p45
Presents an econometric analysis of the benefits of the tobacco program in the United States under the 1938 Agricultural Adjustment Act. Quota limit on tobacco that each farmer can grow; Creation of price floor for tobacco; Increase in price of tobacco to raise the welfare of farmers.
- Why tobacco farmers would rather fight than switch. // Farmer Cooperatives;Jan1995, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p10
Discusses the reasons behind tobacco farmers' preference for growing tobacco over other crops in the United States inspite of declining demand for the product. Comparison of profits from different crops; Competition with Brazil; Mixing of crops for maximum advantage.
- Tobacco growers harmed by cigarette companies. // Nation's Health;Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p5
Highlights the report `False Friends: The US Cigarette Companies' Betrayal of American Tobacco Farmers,' asserting that cost-cutting by cigarette companies in the United States (US) are responsible for the economic woes of tobacco farmers. Move of cigarette companies in reducing their purchase...
- The Digest. // Bond Buyer;9/15/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31969, p1
The article presents contents of the September 15, 2004 issue of the public finance newspaper "The Bond Buyer." Topics of the contents include municipal bonds, Indianapolis budget, California Public Finance Conference, derivatives, and corporate tax bill.
- Cost of Senate Bill Muni Provisions Rise. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;5/24/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31890, p4
Focuses on the municipal bond provisions in the U.S. Senate's corporate tax bill. Estimated cost of the provisions; Measures proposed to spur the issuance of industrial development bonds; Proposed repeal of the ten-year rule for single-family revenue bonds.