Wisconsin Governor's Budget Plan Includes Property Tax Freeze
- Wisconsin's Doyle Uses Veto to Tweak $52.8B Biennial Budget. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;7/27/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32183, p32
Reports on the approval of the 2007-2008 budget for the state of Wisconsin by Governor Jim Doyle. Key areas of the budget altered by the governor; Restoration of borrowings under the state's revenue bond program that provides loans for the cleanup of underground petroleum storage tanks;...
- Highs and lows. // Westchester County Business Journal;8/11/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 32, p4
The author reflects on the public administration of David Paterson, governor of New York. He refers to the positive ratings got by the official in the survey after implementing to reduce spending by $630 million in 2008 and included a hiring freeze. He argues on the move of some state lawmakers...
- Stimulus funds must be used effectively. // Toledo Business Journal;Apr2009, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p31
The article presents the message of U.S. Representative Barbara Sears on the importance of effective use of stimulus funds in public administration. Sears noted that the State budget is the basis for government operation and the foundation for the General Assembly to distribute the financial...
- Wisconsin Gov. Revises Budget Bill. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/19/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32881, p1
The article reports on the revision of budget repair bill by Governor Jim Doyle in Wisconsin. Doyle reshaped the bill using his veto pen to increase the number of spending cuts and lower the level of cash reserves. The revision includes tobacco refunding that proceeds earmarked to help eliminate...
- The Digest. // Bond Buyer;2/11/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32069, p1
Reports developments related to public finance in the U.S. Disclosure of the 2006-07 state budget for Wisconsin by Governor Jim Doyle; Introduction of a bill that guaranteed funding over six years by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; Rewards given to investors who helped...
- States' Responses to the Budget Shortfalls of 2001-2004. Kalambokidis, Laura; Reschovsky, Andrew // Challenge (05775132);Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p76
A mild recession took a far harder toll on state budgets than had been expected. States have even cut back, by some measures, on spending for primary and secondary education. The authors think budgetary restrictions are likely to continue as sources of tax revenues become more constrained.
- New York City's Independent Budget Office Tallies Cost for Bloomberg Bonding. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;5/19/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31887, p4
Reports on the release by the New York City Independent Budget Office of a report of the proposed capital plan of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on May 14, 2004 in New York. Value of borrowing over the next four years added by the plan; Increase by the proposed capital plan of the city's annual debt...
- Grudging Budget. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/19/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31887, p32
Reports on the decision of Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack to sign the state's fiscal 2005 budget. Remarks from Vilsack concerning the decision; Authorization by lawmakers of multimillion-dollar academic revenue bonds for the University of Iowa Regents.
- Florida Lawmakers Pass $58 Billion FY2005 Budget, With No New Taxes. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;5/4/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31876, p6
Reports on the passage of the fiscal 2005 budget in Florida. Allocation of more budget intended for homeland security; Approval of a back-to-school sales tax holiday; Pay raises for law enforcement officers and fire and corrections officers.