N.Y. Lawmakers OK Javits Center Legislation
- N.Y. Deficit: Silver Says No Tobacco. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;3/19/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31596, p1
U.S. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and two other Democrats on March 17 have introduced a bill that would allow the state to borrow up to 3.5 billion dollars to help close a two-year budget deficit by fiscal 2004 that is expected to total 11.5 billion dollars. The measure, which calls for...
- Michigan May Let County Issue GO Debt for OPEBs. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;7/21/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32428, p1
The article reports that U.S. Senator Nancy Cassis plans to introduce legislation that would allow Oakland County, Michigan to issue general obligation bonds to fund around $500 million unfunded liability for retiree health care costs. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson introduced hi...
- Rep. Hart's Bill Would Allow Qualified Private-Activity Bonds for Cleanup. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;3/17/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31843, p5
Focuses on the legislative bill introduced by Representative Melissa Hart allowing the use of qualified private-activity bonds to finance environmental cleanup at brownfield sites in Pennsylvania. Significant provisions of the bill; Benefits of the legislation; Difference of the new category...
- Minnesota Legislature Wrestles With Ballpark, Bonding Bill. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/20/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31390, p40
Reports the final agreements of lawmakers on the state capital bonding bill and financing package for Twins ballpark in Minnesota. Evaluation of tobacco settlement payments; Proposal for a stadium funding plan; Issuance of taxable bonds to pay the stadium construction.
- D.C. Stadium Bill May Allow Private Financing, Officials Say. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/12/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32009, p7
Reports on plans to amend legislation drafted to implement a bond-financed proposal for a baseball stadium and related community development projects in Washington, D.C., to allow incorporation of private financing in the projects. City Mayor Anthony Williams' comments on the proposed amendment;...
- chapter five: The Triumph of Modernism, 1946-1964. Wright, Gwendonlyn // USA: Modern Architectures in History;2007, p150
Chapter Five of the book "USA: Modern Architectures in History," by Gwendolyn Wright is presented. It discusses the importance of 1949 Housing and Urban Redevelopment Act made by U.S. government to modernize the architectural structures in real estate to create large parcels for foreign...
- Obama-Durbin split on earmarks reflects debate. Rushing, J. Taylor // Hill;3/12/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p8
The article reports on the debate posed by the conflicting views of Senator Barack Obama and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin over congressional earmarks in the U.S.
- Senate funding vote to test Obama's earmark resolve. Bolton, Alexander // Hill;12/15/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 128, p4
The article reports on the move of the Democratic Senators to pass a 1.1 trillion U.S.-dollars omnibus spending bill that will test the opposing congressional earmark resolve of U.S. President Barack Obama.
- Sequester And The Lack Of Leadership. // Baltimore Jewish Times;3/1/2013, Vol. 331 Issue 1, p8
The author reflects on the lack of leadership qualities in U.S. Representatives while dealing with the issues related to the concept of sequestration in the U.S.