New Budget Contains Mostly Warmed-Over Savings Plans
- Federal Cost of Muni Tax Exemption Expected to Hit $36.9B in '07. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;2/7/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32314, p4
The article reports on the overall projection of U.S. President George W. Bush for the fiscal 2007 budget. A breakdown of the projections show that the tax exemption for public-purpose bonds will cost the government an estimated 29.6 billion dollars making an estimated cost of 36.9 billion for...
- The Bush technology budget. // eWeek;2/23/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p34
This article provides information about the U.S. fiscal year 2005 budget. It looks as if it gives technology investment its due. The budget plan of George W. Bush, the U.S. president, has allocated $132 billion in research and development spending which calls for a 7 percent increase for the...
- Budget Would Boost Grants To Localities. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;2/8/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32066, p1
Reports on the proposal of President George W. Bush to increase grants to state and local governments in fiscal 2006 in the U.S. Budget increases for the medical assistance programs; Percentage of grant funds allocated for capital investment; Coverage of the budget proposal.
- Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting the District of Columbia's Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Request. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;8/9/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 32, p1471
Presents a letter signed by U.S. President George W. Bush on August 5, 2004 and addressed to congressional leaders, which focused on the fiscal year 2005 budget request of Washington, D.C. Estimated total revenues and expenditures under the proposed budget.
- Senate Democrats give budget proposal a big 'F'. Laws, Forrest // Southeast Farm Press;3/21/2007, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p5
The article discusses the budget proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush for the fiscal year 2008. Several senators including Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad issued a "Rural Report Card" on the proposal giving the president a failing grade. According to Conrad, the proposal lacked...
- President Bush Introduces American Competitiveness Initiative. // Modern Casting;Mar2006, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p32
Reports on the plan of U.S. President George W. Bush to increase the economic competitiveness of the country in the global economy as of March 2006. Aim of the American Competitiveness Initiative; Estimated cost of the initiative; Overview of his proposal for the fiscal year 2007 budget.
- DOT's budget outlay set at $65.6 billion. // Bulk Transporter;Mar2006, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p8
The article reports on the amount of budget proposed by U.S. President George W. Bush for the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2007. According to the agency, this would fully fund the highway bill signed by Bush in August. It will also provide nearly $50 billion for transit, highways...
- Pay Parity Pushback. // Government Executive;3/1/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p11
This article presents information related to the U.S. budgetary issues presented for the fiscal year 2006. The U.S. President George W. Bush picked a fight with federal employees and members of Congress in his budget, putting forward a 3.1 percent pay raise for military service members and a 2.3...
- Early Focus of Congressional Agenda Is on 2003 Budget. Ichniowski, Tom; Winston, Sherie // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/28/2002, Vol. 248 Issue 3, p9
Reports the congressional agenda for the 2003 fiscal year in the United States. Focus on budget issues; Proposals of President George W. Bush; Fear for the construction programs; Review of budget for the Revenue Budget Authority estimate; Floor debate on energy legislation.