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- Recreation Fees: Demonstration Program Successful in Raising Revenues but Could Be Improved: T-RCED-99-77. Hill, Barry T. // GAO Reports;2/4/1999, p1
The recreational fee demonstration program has provided hundreds of millions of dollars to improve visitor services and address a backlog of unmet needs. At the same time, those who pay the fees generally support the program, and it has not harmed visitation rates. This testimony focuses on...
- It's politics, not planning. Talbot, Colin // Public Finance;4/23/2004, p28
Examines the state of finance in the delivery of basic services in Great Britain. Increase in public spending; Average spending during the time of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; Aim of the Golden Rule to force government spending departments into strategic planning.
- Parkersburg User Fee Up for Final Vote. // State Journal (WV);1/7/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p7
The article reports that Parkersburg, West Virginia's user fee issue is slated for its second and final reading on January 11, 2011 which will impose a 2.50 dollar a week contribution from all working individuals in the area to be used for public services.
- User Fees in Local Finance: Performance and Potential in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Bryson, Phillip J. // Eastern European Economics;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p5
The Czech Republic and Slovakia, like other transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe, have given significant lip service to fiscal decentralization and engaged in public administration reforms. But the subnational governments of their public finance systems still lack relative...
- Spot the difference. Dickson, Niall // Public Finance;10/8/2004, p4
Comments on issues surrounding the enforcement of a policy of choice in public services in Great Britain. Complexity of the policy; Reasons for pursuing the policy in public services; Concern about the dangers of the choice agenda.
- Doubts cast on Scots claim to boost frontline spending by 5%. Scott, David // Public Finance;6/3/2005, p12
Reports that Holyrood Parliament's finance adviser Arthur Midwinter has suggested that the real growth in spending on frontline services in Scotland would be 3.4 percent. Reaction to Finance Minister Tom McCabe's answer about the difference between financial management savings and efficiency...
- Heart of the matter. Thatcher, Mike // Public Finance;1/6/2006, p4
The article presents a perspective pertaining to the introduction of Patient Choice, a core component program of New Labor's public services reform program in Great Britain. The program entitles patients to choose from four hospitals, including those in private sector, when they need...
- Councils claim they will meet on-line targets. McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance;3/11/2005, p8
Reports on the ability of local authorities to meet government target of offering online services in Great Britain. Progress of the national strategy for local e-government; Sense of optimism evident in the Implementing Electronic Government statements submitted by city councils to the Office of...
- NI survey points to poor public services. Gosling, Paul // Public Finance;12/5/2003, p10
The article reports on research conducted by Northern Ireland's Review of Public Administration that revealed that the population wants its public services to be improved and more accountable service providers. Public services are regarded as insufficiently customer oriented, with inflexible...