It's Unanimous: Texas Senate Agrees on $139B Biennial Budget

Albanese, Elizabeth
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/28/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32098, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the approval of the budget for the coming biennium, a bill that senators say restores funding that was axed from the budget in 2003 by the Senate in Texas. Amount of state revenues and federal funding combined for the current budget proposal; Amount of the budget for the coming biennium; Comment of Senator John Whitmire on the budget approval.


Related Articles

  • CALIFORNIA: Senate Heightens Scrutiny. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;4/11/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32855, p9 

    The article reports on the initiative of the U.S. Senate Appropriation Committee to undertake additional scrutiny of spending bills with general fund of $50,000 or more in California. The state will have difficulty in justifying the bills due to large budget deficit. Furthermore, the bills are...

  • Senate passes CHIP bill.  // Medical Device Daily;8/6/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 148, p6 

    The article reports that the U.S. Senate passed its version of the CHIP reauthorization bill. The bill would increase the five-year total of CHIP funding to $48 billion, or close to $10 billion a year. The U.S. administration has proposed adding $1 billion a year to the current level of $5...

  • Conservatives are the Solution to the Problems in Congress. Franc, Mike // Human Events;9/18/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 31, p10 

    The article offers the author's views on problems being faced by the U.S. Senate, as of September 2006. The author points out that liberal legislators have caused the rejection of several bills that could have benefited the country. He believes that the solution to the problems is to elect more...

  • House slows walk to farm bill conference. Bennett, David // Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;7/22/2013, p1 

    The article reports that as of July 22, 2013, the U.S. Senate is pushing for a conference on a House farm bill as the September 2013 deadline for the 2008 farm bill draws near. However, the move may reportedly be delayed as a House Republican working group is still working on a consensus on a...

  • The budgetary fix we're in. Marcus, Ruth // Moderate Voice;3/30/2014, p10 

    The article focuses on the approach and strategy of U.S. lawmakers in dealing with budgetary issues of the country. Topics discussed include the passing of "doc fix" bill by U.S. Senate which prevents a sharp drop-off in Medicare payments, tax extenders, a process by which hundreds of billions...

  • Connecticut Lawmakers Set to Vote on $945M of Deficit Notes. Phillips, Ted // Bond Buyer;9/1/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33176, p4 

    The article reports on the expectation that the Connecticut General Assembly will vote on the 945 million U.S. dollars of deficit borrowing for fiscal 2009. It is noted that a bill that would authorize the sale of notes was already approved and the vote of the Senate on the measure was expected....

  • The Week on the Hill. Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason // National Journal;3/7/2009, p25 

    This article presents updates on the U.S. Congress for the week ended March 7, 2009. Facing an imminent funding cutoff for most of the federal government, the Senate slogged through debate on a $410 billion omnibus spending bill, that was already approved by the House. The House is moving to...

  • Senator Grassley gives new meaning to tenacity, persistence. Laws, Forrest // Southwest Farm Press;3/20/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p4 

    The article reports on the approval of the fiscal year (FY) 2009 budget resolution amendment for farm-program payments by the U.S. Senate Budget Committee. Iowa Representative Chuck Grassley emphasized his objection to the farm bill's removal of limits on marketing loan gains, loan deficiency...

  • Test votes on cuts.  // Hill;3/7/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 29, p4 

    The article reports on the expectation for the Senate to vote on two contending budget bills in the U.S. in 2011.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics