Ohio Officials Say Delayed Tobacco Budget Projections May Prove More Accurate
- Good first cut. // Crain's Cleveland Business;09/13/99, Vol. 20 Issue 37, p10
Editorial. Comments on the distribution of Ohio's share in the lawsuit settlement with tobacco companies. Fund allocation Includes tobacco use cessation and public health programs; Strengthening of Ohio's schools; Advancement of Ohio's role in biomedical role.
- Fight over tobacco settlement already has sides butting heads. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;9/2/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 35, p17
Focuses on the fight over money settlement from the tobacco companies in Michigan. Request of a constitutional amendment by the Citizens for a Healthy Michigan; Use of the tobacco settlement money on smoking prevention and treatment; Impact of redirecting the money on the public funds.
- Constitutional Amendment Is No Smoke Screen. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;7/22/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p4
Discusses the issue of tobacco settlement fund in Michigan. Proposal for a constitutional amendment to use the remaining of the fund for smoking cessation programs; Impact of the settlement fund on business community.
- Mississippi. McEntee, Christopher // Bond Buyer;07/10/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30184, p34
Reveals that the state of Mississippi will receive the first installment of a payment from a lawsuit filed against tobacco companies. Aim of the payment to recover public funds spent on smoking-related illnesses; Credit impact of the settlement on the state's general obligation rating.
- Minnesota lawmakers begin planning to spend tobacco-settlement windfall. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;05/06/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30387, p39
Reports that Minnesota lawmakers has started discussion on how to spend money coming from the expected settlement of the state's legal dispute with the tobacco industry. Estimated budget surplus arising from the deal; Key provisions of legislative proposals.
- Manuel gets his pound of flesh. Geldenhuys, Norma // Finweek;2/19/2009 Focus on Budget 2009, p10
The article offers insight pertaining to the 2009 budget plan of Finance Minister Trevor Manuel in South Africa. With the changes outlined to indirect taxes like in tobacco and wine industry, the government is believed to likely obtain an increase in revenue collections. On the other hand,...
- Plan for tobacco money an election hot button. Hill, John // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);07/26/99, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p23
Focuses on the issues on Louisiana's windfall from settling its lawsuit against tobacco companies, and how to use it and save it. Implication of this issue for the 1999 fall elections for legislative seats and statewide officers in the United States; Louisiana state Treasurer Ken Duncan's...
- Tobacco debt bill clears Georgia senate with ease. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;02/24/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30835, p5
Reports on the Georgia Senate's approval of legislation that would enable the state to scrutinize up to one third of its expected tobacco settlement. Touting of bill as a tool to spur rural development; Creation of the One Georgia Authority which would eventually issue bonds backed by the...
- Tobacco money fuels variety of health-related research grants. Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);06/12/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 51, p12
Reports on the state of Louisiana's allocation of funds from its settlement with tobacco companies in the United States. Allocations to smoking cessation programs; Projects unrelated to smoking cessation financed by funds from the settlement.