Kansas house, senate at odds over transportation plan
- Bond-funded portion of Oklahoma DOT plan still in the cards. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;02/24/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30835, p5
Reports on Oklahoma legislators' consensus that a pending bond issue will go ahead as planned, although some believe that the state's budget may not be able to allow full funding of the Department of Transportation's highway plan. Viability of the bond-funded portion of the $1 billion project;...
- Fitch Negative on Stand-Alone Garvees, Citing Gas Tax. Temple-West, Patrick // Investment Dealers' Digest;3/11/2011, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p11
The article focuses on the report released by Fitch Ratings Ltd. regarding grant anticipation revenue vehicle bonds (Garvees) in the U.S. It mentions that the Garvee program faces uncertainties with the Congress struggling to pass a reauthorization bill for transportation spending. Mark Foster,...
- Far West bond-watch. Figler, Andrea; Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;04/09/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30616, p31
Presents news briefs related to public finance in the Far West, as of April 9, 1999. Includes Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's selection of Ronald Gastelum as general manager; Proposal to reduce vehicle registration fees in California; Bond-financed expansion approved for...
- GOP Counters Dem Transportation Plans. Shields, Yvette // Bondbuyer.com;3/23/2015, p40
The article reports on a ten-year partially bond-financed plan proposed by Republican legislators in Minnesota in March 2015 to fund transportation projects without increasing taxes. Topics discussed include residents' interest in investments in road and bridge infrastructure, higher taxes and...
- Legislators eye road funding. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;06/15/98, Vol. 16 Issue 24, p6
Focuses on Michigan senators' approval of a one-year extension to Public Act 51, which distributes transportation funds in Michigan.
- House Committee approves higher transportation spending for fiscal 1998. Eurich, Heather J. // Bond Buyer;07/14/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30186, p6
Announces the US House Appropriations Committee's July 11, 1997 approval of a bill that would provide $42.5 billion for transportation programs in fiscal 1998. Terms of the legislation; Voice vote on the proposed legislation; Formula for funding transportation projects.
- Aviation, highways face '97 cuts. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/17/96, Vol. 236 Issue 24, p18
Reports that airport and federal highway funding would be trimmed and transit aid frozen under a fiscal 1997 transportation spending bill approved by the House transportation appropriations subcommittee on June 6, 1996. Comparison with the 1996 budget; Implications of the airport budget cuts.
- Transportation bill filled with loot for Louisiana. Caywood, Thomas // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);06/08/98, Vol. 18 Issue 49, p1
Anticipates US President Bill Clinton's signing of Louisiana's Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century which increases transportation spending through 2003. Provisions of the bill; Transportation projects funded by the highway bill; Efforts of state legislators to speed up the bill approval.
- S.C. must have a voice in the national transportation debate. Limehouse, H.B. // South Carolina Business Journal;Jan98, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p6
Examines the need for South Carolina's involvement in the debate concerning a long term transportation funding bill. Poor transportation returns of the state in 1996; Importance of the development of the transportation sector in the state.