Virginia Voters Face Over $1.1B in GO Referendums on Nov. 2
- Wisconsin counties tell state: You want it, you pay for it. // Fedgazette;Dec90, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p4
Reports that Wisconsin voters have agreed to the amendment of the Wisconsin Constitution to require the state to provide full funding for state-mandated programs instead of requiring local governments to finance them. State-mandated programs implemented and partially funded by local...
- Maintain Municipal Credit. // Saturday Evening Post;11/25/1933, Vol. 206 Issue 22, p22
Comments on the problems concerning the restoration of municipal credit in the U.S. Factor contributing to the lack of the citizen's idea of the mechanism of floating long-term municipal obligations; Conditions in government service that civilized communities find intolerable; Citation of the...
- Power Plant Push. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;12/1/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32269, p45
The article reports on the result of a state election indicating that majority of the voters in Tallahassee, Florida should participate in the North Florida Power Plant Project which would require the city to issue $300 million or more revenue bonds.
- Election Results. // Bond Buyer;1/25/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32554, p25
The article presents a compilation of results of election in New Jersey as of January 23, 2007. Among the approved legislation are those issued by Allamuchy Township, Ridgefield Borough, and Westfield Town. Information on amount and uses of the bonds is offered. Brief descriptions of the...
- SOUTHWEST Bond-Watch. // Bond Buyer;9/28/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31978, p31
Reports developments related to public finance in the U.S. as of September 28, 2004. Petition asking city officials to explain on how borrowed money was spent on water and sewer improvements by residents of El Mirage, Arizona; Announcement of Kansas state officials to allow the city of Olathe to...
- In Massachusetts, a Tale of One Town's Partial Comeback. Chang, Helen // Bond Buyer;5/2/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32123, p38
Reports on the status of local finance in Lynn, Massachusetts. Decision of the state government to close several institutions and cut back on a number of employees; Increase in the credit rating of the town; Role of property taxes in the total local revenue.
- Despite Legal Glitch, D.C. Mayor Says Stadium Deal Still On Track. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;10/20/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32242, p1
Reports on the determination of District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams to go ahead with the city's expected sale of tax-exempt bonds for construction of a stadium for the Washington Nationals baseball team. Amount involved in the bond sale; Schedule for the bond transaction; Support of the...
- Prudential potential. Keith-Lucas, Peter // Lawyer;10/31/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p23
Comments on the advent of prudential borrowing by local authorities in Great Britain. Competitive advantage of local authorities over the private sector; Capability to raise the investment capital for local ventures; Factors affecting the ability of local authorities to fund borrowing.
- Infrastructure Question. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/1/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32080, p37
Reports on the efforts of city officials for voters to approve a general obligation bond issue to pay for several development projects in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.