New York's Legislature Close to Deal
- Tardy budget has ripple effect on state's troubled finances. Duby, Christopher Y. // Westchester County Business Journal;5/1/95, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p10
Reports on political tensions in different parts of New York due to Governor Pataki's proposed 1995 state budget. Pataki's relationship with state Assembly leader Sheldon Silver; Impact of the state budget's unpopularity to Pataki's political career.
- Pataki wants 50% boost in funding for LDP loans. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);3/22/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p22A
Reports political developments in New York as of March 28, 2002. Proposal of governor George Pataki to increase state funding for its Linked Deposit Program; Appeal of councilman Dominic Santoro to invalidate the decision to switch to a ward system of representation; Plan of legislator Fred...
- S&P: Credit Concerns Could Arise If California Breaks Late-Budget Record. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;8/20/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32695, p32
The article looks into the comment paper released by Standard & Poor's Corp. on the delay of California in enacting a state budget. The rating agency claims that the delay could raise credit concerns. Moreover, it emphasizes that California is only state without an enacted budget for fiscal...
- New York's Pataki proposes spending surplus on tax cut, rainy-day fund. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;01/21/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30314, p3
Reports on New York Governor George Pataki's proposed use of the state's $1.83 billion budget surplus from fiscal 1998 on various initiatives. Acceleration of property tax cuts; Reduction of the state's borrowing needs; Enhancement of the state's financial reserves; Attribution of budget...
- Pataki plan slashes debt. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;01/27/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30566, p1
Focuses on New York Governor George E. Pataki's unveiling of a five-year budget plan on January 26, 1999. Efforts to reduce the state's outstanding debt by $4.7 billion; Scaling down of New York's need for budget access; Lowering of the state's capital spending financed by bonds from 46 percent...
- Fiscal prudence isn't quite enough. // Crain's New York Business;01/11/99, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p8
Opinion. Comments on New York Governor George Pataki's call for a state budget that saves a surplus of more than $1 billion for the next economic downturn and holds increased spending to the rate of inflation. Pataki's commitment to fiscal prudence; Tort reform; Health care financing.
- Pataki outlines budget, reviews debt-reduction plans. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;01/28/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30567, p39
Reports on New York Governor George E. Pataki's budget proposal. Proposed reduction of the state's reliance on debt; New York's projected surplus for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1999; State's ratings as second-lowest among American states; Criticisms against Pataki's proposals.
- Raiders of the `free' funds. // Insurance Advocate;12/9/95, Vol. 106 Issue 48, p3
Reports on the plan of New York Governor George Pataki to use money from the state's environmental protection funds. History of the state's hand in the State Fund; Attempt of state courts to halt the practice; Impact on rates for workers' compensation.
- Alaska, Flush With Qil Revenue, Pumped Up to AA-plus by S&P. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;3/31/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32846, p6
The article reports on the AA-plus rating by Standard & Poor's Corp. for Alaska general obligation bonds, which is up from a AA rating. The increase in rating reflects the state's substantial budget surpluses in 2008 and 2009, including the successful implementation of a new, more progressive...