Record Budget on Tap
- DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Ready to Wear Debt Cap. Funk, Lynne // Bond Buyer;12/15/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33023, p9
The article reports on the proposed bill that limits all forms of debt at 12 percent of the expenditures in the District of Columbia. The bill would increase the limit to 11 percent in 2009 and 1.8 percent in 2010 and 2011. Some of the council members also suggested to include general...
- NIST, NBIB and USGS funding. // Outlook on Science Policy;Jan2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p3
This article reports that with the U.S. 2005 Omnibus Appropriations Bill having passed the House and the Senate, programme managers at last can now see the final shape of their budgets for the coming financial year. Included in the bill was some positive news for the National institute of...
- SURRENDER OF THE PURSE. Garrett, Garet // Saturday Evening Post;7/6/1935, Vol. 208 Issue 1, p16
Focuses on the work-relief bill, cited as Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, enacted by the U.S. Congress. Explanation of the subordinate officers of the Government to the appropriation committees of the House and Senate regarding the use of the money; Position of Senators on the bill;...
- Oklahoma Budget Pact Looks to Revenue Growth for Debt Service. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;4/25/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32118, p35
The article reports that a $5.9 billion budget plan endorsed by Oklahoma legislative leaders depends on growth in state revenues to fund debt service payments on highway revenue bonds. The plan announced late Thursday by Senate President Pro Tem Mike Morgan, and House Speaker Todd Hiett, sets...
- Historical Sketch of the Budget Bill in Congress. Wallace Collins, Charles // Congressional Digest;Nov22, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p37
Discusses the history of the movement for a national budget system in the United States. First bills for the actual establishment of a national budget system; Introduction in the House of a bill providing for a national budget system; Changes in the Senate rules to conform to the budget system.
- Should The Public Debt Limit Be Raised At This Time? PRO. Byrnes, John W. // Congressional Digest;Oct53, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p250
The article presents views of the author on the bill H.R. 6672, in the U.S. House for raising the public debt limit. There is only one reason for increasing this ceiling, and that is to provide a margin of safety in the day-to-day fiscal operations. The general trend of expenditures is down. The...
- Tempest in a Barrel. Baumann, David // National Journal;2/11/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p58
The article examines the condition of earmarks on appropriations bills in the U.S. in 2006. It explores the criticisms received by the earmarks. An argument presented by critics that earmarks affect the federal budget is discussed. It also states the factors that would contribute to the survival...
- Moving Target. Cohn, Peter // National Journal;2/11/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p60
The article discusses the condition of earmarks on appropriations bills in the U.S. in 2006. It provides the criticisms received by the earmarks. An argument presented by critics that earmarks affect the federal budget is cited. It also states the challenges to measuring the earmarks.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);3/16/2011, Vol. 107 Issue 49, p4A
Several letters to the editor are presented in response articles in the previous issues such as one on the budget spending of the Hays County Independent School Districts (CISD), and one on the Senate Bill 16 by Jeff Wentworth in the February 23, 2011 issue.