Congress Likely to Tackle Extending Internet Tax Ban in Lame Duck Session
- It's Bondholders' Move After Puerto Rico Defaults. Slavin, Robert // Bondbuyer.com;1/5/2016, p1
Bondholders are expected to weigh litigation against intensified negotiations with Puerto Rico this month, after the commonwealth missed $37 million of debt payments.
- N.J. Garvee Sale Could Come Early. D'Ambrosio, Jill // Bond Buyer;4/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31858, p1
Reports the plans of the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority to issue indirect grant anticipation revenue vehicles in fiscal 2006. Gap in transportation funding in the state; Projections about the authority's debt service payments; Support in the Legislature for raising the gas tax.
- S&P: Most States on Sure Footing, But Upgrades Unlikely. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/5/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32104, p32
Reports on the improbable upgrade of the general obligation ratings of the state governments in the U.S. Depletion of reserves; Retention of intense spending pressures; Volatility of the fiscal flexibility; Increase in tax burdens.
- Stadium Revisited. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;3/30/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32100, p35
Reports on the proposal for funding a Colts football stadium by the state Senate in Indiana. Revision of the financing scheme that included tax on services in Marion County; Recommendation of hotel and motel taxes.
- Surprise! Oklahoma Voters Defeat Fuel-Tax Hike By Record Margin. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;9/15/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32218, p6
Reports on the rejection of higher fuel taxes by the Oklahoma voters. Defeat of a state question put on the ballot through initiative petition process; Proposal of amending the state constitution to establish the Oklahoma Bridge and Highway Fund; Refusal of the public to fund road improvements...
- N.Y. Leaders Craft $23B Spending Bill. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;8/3/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31939, p1
Reports on the passage of the emergency spending bill by the New York Legislature. Approval of the state government to continue operating; Plans of the state to refinance the outstanding Municipal Assistance Corp. debt; Provisions of the pending budget extender bill.
- Wisconsin GOP Amendment Would Limit Spending, Several Kinds of Debt. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/1/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32371, p40
The article reports on issues related to the constitutional amendment on state spending passed by the state Assembly in Wisconsin. Under the amendment, the state would lose its ability to issue pension- and tobacco-related debt or to use derivatives or refundings unless the savings are spread...
- State Supermajority Requirements: GGD-98-90R. White, James R. // GAO Reports;6/2/1998, p1
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on revenue actions taken in states with and without supermajority requirements for tax and other revenue increases from 1988 to 1997. GAO noted that: (1) thirteen states now have some form of supermajority requirement; (2) these...
- A pennyâ€”make that $350 millionâ€”for your thoughts. Muir, Ed // American Teacher;Apr2004, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p19
Explains state tax structures and efforts to achieve tax reform in the United States. Annual tax collection of state governments; Corporations' reduction of their share of the burden of paying for state services by half; Efforts of companies to minimize their tax burden by playing differences...