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- State budget surpluses: Save, not spend, wisely. Gioia, Peter // Fairfield County Business Journal;10/16/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 42, p42
The article comments on the issue of state budget surpluses in Connecticut. According to the author, Connecticut businesses also must have a ready supply of skilled, adaptable and technology-savvy employees. The author added that surpluses are truly a sign of economic strength. It must be...
- Governor: Surplus to exceed $200M. // Fairfield County Business Journal;7/26/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 30, p7
Reports on Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell's announcement of the increase in the state's budget surplus for the fiscal year 2004. Factors that contributed to the increase; Effect on the economic outlook for the state.
- The Perfect Fiscal Storm. Wray, L. Randall // Challenge (05775132);Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p55
The article focuses on federal and state budget problems. Since the Nixon era, Keynesian economic policy has fallen out of favor. Not only were "welfare" programs cut, but the federal government also reduced its support for state governments through devolution, it slowed growth of spending,...
- Quadruple Your Money. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;7/26/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31933, p35
Reports on the budget surplus incurred by the state of Connecticut for fiscal year 2004 which ended on June 30. Reasons for the surplus; Decision of the local government to deposit the money into the rainy-day fund of the state.
- Surpluses reported. // State Government News;May2001, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p9
Reports on the budged surpluses of several states across the United States for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2000. Amount of the surpluses.
- The nation: Now the fight. // BRW;10/9/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p14
Reports on the debate on how the Australian federal budget surplus should be spent.
- The nation: NSW surplus. // BRW;10/9/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p15
Reports on the budget surplus of New South Wales for 2002-2003.
- Should states pay taxes back? McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor;3/2/98, Vol. 90 Issue 65, p1
Comments on the debate in states across the United States in 1998 about how to handle budget surpluses. Why many officials want residents to enjoy some of the benefits of a budget surplus; States that are considering tax cuts; How voters respond to tax cuts; What voters seem to want the money...
- A taxing situation. Pipho, Chris // Phi Delta Kappan;Apr98, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p565
Looks at how some states are using tax surplus money. Illinois; Georgia; Utah; Arizona; New Hampshire.