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- Senior academics attack PFI. Harding, David // Public Finance;01/14/2000, p6
Reports on senior academics' attack against claims that the Private Finance Initiative was a remedy for the shortfall in public sector capital spending in Great Britain. Government's plans for a public/private partnership; Alternative ways of financing major projects; Advantage of a revenue bond.
- Transportation Accord. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;7/15/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32175, p1
Reports on the plan of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the state Department of Transportation to split $35.8 billion for capital projects over the next five years following an agreement reached by lawmakers in July 13, 2005. Details of the five-year spending; Capital...
- Enhancing the effectiveness of public spending. // OECD Economic Surveys: Norway;Sep2002, p55
Identifies economic policy options to make government spending increasingly cost-effective in Norway as of 2002. Choices of the Norwegian society reflected in the country's high level of public spending; Efficiency issues raised in regard to the distribution of spending responsibilities across...
- Efficiency drive to intensify, says Treasury chief secretary. McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance;10/28/2005, p6
Reports that the 2007 Comprehensive Spending Review will focus on efficiency savings to improve public spending in Great Britain. Statement of Des Browne, chief secretary to the Treasury regarding the efficiency drive.
- Japan budget threat sparks backlash. Cyranoski, David // Nature;12/3/2009, Vol. 462 Issue 7273, p557
The article reports on the move of Japanese scientists to conduct a rally and protest against the budget-slashing policies of the new government. It mentions that the proposed cut will affect the SPring-8 synchrotron, a project that aims to create the world's fastest supercomputer as well as the...
- Cash crisis threatens Northern Irish public bodies. Gosling, Paul // Public Finance;11/26/2004, p9
Reports on the financial crisis in public bodies and agencies in Northern Ireland affecting the operations of education and library boards and some health trusts. Launch of a statutory inquiry into the alleged financial mismanagement at the Belfast and South Eastern education boards; Issues on...
- SPEAKING OF BILLIONS. Lawrence, David // Saturday Evening Post;12/2/1933, Vol. 206 Issue 23, p23
Explores the political nature of government spending in the U.S. Mandate of the U.S. Congress concerning public expenditures; Processes involved in allocating funds for government projects; Alternatives employed by the federal government in addressing funding problems.
- Federal E-Gov Spending To Increase 38 Percent Over Next Five Years. // PA Times;Feb2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p1
Reports on the expected increase of the federal agency spending on e-government solutions by 38 percent from more than $4 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2004 to nearly $6 billion by FY 2009 in the U.S. Definition by INPUT, the quantifiable leader in government market intelligence, of e-government...
- Federal E-Gov Spending to Increase. // PA Times;Feb2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p10
Reports on the expected increase in the federal agency spending on e-government solutions in the U.S. Definition by INPUT, the quantifiable leader in government market intelligence as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget; Major factors driving e-government initiatives over the...