Oklahoma Governor Pushes $500 Million Bond Bill for Higher Ed
- OKLAHOMA: Lawmakers Come Up Empty. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;6/6/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32396, p39
The article reports that the Oklahoma Legislature has ended its 2006 regular session without establishing a budget agreement for the 2007 fiscal year. According to Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry, the failure of the lawmakers to establish a budget agreement will ensure a special session in June...
- OKLAHOMA: Budget Session Looms. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;8/25/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33172, p9
The article reports on the move by Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry to hold a special legislative session with legislative leaders to discuss on how to rebalance the state's budget. Oklahoma Treasurer Scott Meacham explained that the state shortfall budget could surpass the 700 million dollars...
- Budget shifts hurting public colleges, survey finds. Diegmueller, Karen // Education Week;8/4/93, Vol. 12 Issue 40, p30
Discusses the effect shifting funding priorities have on higher education based on a report by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Priority ranking compared to Medicaid and corrections budgets; Impact of equity lawsuits in K-12 spending; Revenue for 1993.
- Gov. Holden Freezes $250 Million in Allocations in Missouri's Budget. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;7/07/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31671, p44
Reports that Missouri Governor Bob Holden has frozen 250 million dollar in spending allocation in the multi-billion dollar fiscal 2004 budget. Reason behind freezing of the spending allocation; Employment of the reduced spending money in public school and higher education funding.
- College fee hikes not in best interest of long-term economic development. Lockhart, Lee // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;12/7/2007, Issue 323798, p30
The article comments on the budget requests of the trustees of the California State University system and the regents of the University of California system on the 2008-2009 state budget cycle. The trustees and regents suggested that they will implement tuition-fee increases if their requests...
- OKLAHOMA: Special Session Looming. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;11/24/2009, Vol. 370 Issue 33222, p9
The article reports on the comments made by Governor Brad Henry on how to effectively implement his budget plan in Oklahoma. Henry believes that a special session in the Legislature is needed to impose the said proposal, which calls for more reliable revenue estimates, use of its 599 million...
- As Utah Deficit Grows, Lawmakers Consider Tapping Rainy-Day Fund. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;2/21/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31329, p3
Reports on the fiscal 2002 budget deficit faced by the Utah legislators as of February 21, 2002. Possibility of increased revenue from the 2002 Winter Olympic Games; Cause of the economic slowdown in the state.
- What happened from 5 points of view. Culbertson, Katie // Indianapolis Business Journal;06/21/99, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p40
Presents interviews with Indiana state legislators concerning the outcome of the budget session. Failure of leadership during the session; Passing of a balanced budget; Rivalry between Indianapolis and the rest of the state; Tax abatement for high technology personal property; Role of the media...
- Budgets, terror top agendas. // State Government News;Feb2002, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p6
Deals with the news story reported by the Associated Press on January 7, 2002 about the legislative agenda of state legislatures in the U.S. in 2002. Reduction of state budgets; Prevention of terrorism.