Democrats' Bid for Separate Debt-Hike Vote Called Unlikely
- Decision Time in Indiana. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;6/14/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32402, p1
The article reports on the Indiana Supreme Court's hearing of oral arguments focusing on the definition of public debt as envisioned by the framers of the state constitution. The Supreme Court will determine whether legislation created for the lease of the Indiana Toll Road to an international...
- McCain and McConnell Poised to Increasingly Clash. GANDELMAN, JOE // Moderate Voice;7/25/2013, p5
The article discusses various points of dispute between U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator John McCain, who are contesting against each other for the primary election. It is stated that McConnell is getting constrained by McCain's expanded deal-making role with Democrats....
- Statement on signing the temporary debt extension legislation. Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/12/96, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p220
Presents President Bill Clinton's statement on signing the temporary debt extension legislation on February 8, 1996. Aim of the United States to honor all of its obligations; Law's provision of temporary debt relief that will allow the federal government pay all of its obligations.
- State lawmakers discuss amendment for N.Y.C. debt cap. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;05/18/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30395, p27
Reports on the scheduled meeting between New York City officials and their state counterparts to discuss an amendment to the New York State Constitution changing the way the city's debt capacity is computed. Creation of the New York City Transitional Finance Authority to help the city borrow to...
- Balance the books or else. Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/9/93, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p13
Says that a handful of new MLAs elected in June are attempting to reintroduce penalties into Alberta's Deficit Elimination Act when the legislature reconvenes at the end of the month. Work of Calgary Tory Jon Havelock, and fellow rookies Ron Hierath, Wayne Jacques and Hung Pham; Proposals from...
- Los Angeles City Council considers formal policy to cap debt service ratios. Jacobius, Arleen // Bond Buyer;03/12/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30349, p40
Reports that the Los Angeles City Council in California is considering a formal debt policy in order to allow the city to borrow more. Proposed establishment of separate debt limits for non-voters and voter-approved bonds; Proposal for a six-percent target for nonvoter-approved general fund debts.
- Outcome is referendum on Boehner. Hooper, Molly K. // Hill;7/28/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 113, p1
The article reports on the issue of considering the debt-limit bill as a referendum in the U.S.
- WHO IS LYING - THE GOVERNMENT OR OPPOSITION. // Opinion Piece in Macedonian Press;9/23/2014, p1
The article presents the views of former member of parliament (MP) Slobodan Najdovski expressed in the newspaper "Utrinski vesnik" in which he comments that Macedonian citizens are being fooled by changes in the Law of Public Debt as it shows that the government is only concerned about who pays it.
- A hopeful ratio. Doherty, Brian // Reason;Aug/Sep96, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the decline in ratio of spending-increase bills to spending-cut bills from 1991 to 1995. Less willingness of members of Congress to sponsor costly bills.