Surpluses Chip Away at a Mountain of Liabilities
- Surging Coal Prices May Help for Now, But-West Virginia's Pension Issues Persist. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, p32
The article reports on analysts' warning that the financial outlook for the double-A-minus rated West Virginia remains mixed despite the state's surplus revenue to meet its pension liabilities. The West Virginia Legislature has approved a $3.88 billion fiscal 2007 budget that uses the state's...
- West Virginia Doing Better Than Some, At Least for Now. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;11/19/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33007, p5
The article reports on the economic condition and performance of West Virginia. So far, rising coal and gas prices coupled with conservative fiscal management have helped the state weather the economic downturn. Yet, state officials and economic experts believes the state is on the verge of...
- Public Health Provides Basis for Prosperity. McCABE, Brooks // State Journal (WV);10/10/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 40, p28
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- Fat chance for big ideas. Richardson, Chris // BRW;1/13/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p18
Discusses the economic proposals of the government of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Treasury's current estimates of future budget surpluses; Cost of reducing the marginal tax rates to 30 percent; Need for the current budget to be in substantial surplus to allow the...
- Budget 2006. Knighton, Judy // Chartered Accountants Journal;Jun2006, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p42
The article discusses the highlights of the New Zealand government's 2006 budget program. According to the article, the projected operating surplus in 2005-2006 is $8.5 billion and $5.8 billion in 2006-2007. The cash surplus is allocated for economic transformation, families and national...
- A Surplus and Pension Bonds Are on the Menu. Stark, Jonna // Bond Buyer;4/15/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32857, Special section p12
The article focuses on the consideration of the budget surplus and pension bonds for Connecticut. The state is planning to close the pension obligation bond (POB) deal by the end of fiscal 2008 to enhance the underfunded Teachers' Retirement Fund (TRF). The law concerning the issuance of up to...
- West Virginia and the New Economy. MeCABE, Brooks // State Journal (WV);7/25/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p28
The author discusses the trends of new economy in West Virginia, focusing on the hesitation of the state to emphasize the opportunity to be able to become a leader nationally. He mentions that West Virginia has been ranked as 49th in "The 2014 State New Economy Index: Benchmarking Economic...
- West Virginia. // Bond Buyer;02/14/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30828, p90S
Focuses on the economic conditions of West Virginia. Priorities of state authorities in public finance; Plans in tapping the tax-exempt bond market for single-family housing loans; Needs for water infrastructure; State and authorities general use of proceeds; Data on total debt per capita.
- Into the Black. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;7/13/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31924, p31
Reports on the announcement of Arizona finance officials that the state will see a budget surplus for 2004. Reasons for the surplus; Effect of the surplus on social services spending in the state.