Florida Lawmakers OK $71B Budget Before Wrapping Up Session
- FEDERAL FINANCE. // Economic Indicators;Feb2005, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p32
Presents charts and graphs on U.S. federal finance. Federal debt from 1988 to 2005; Federal receipts by source and outlays by function in the first four months of fiscal 2005; Increase in federal current expenditures in the fourth quarter of 2004.
- Chicago's 2006 Budget Includes $350 Million in New Bonding. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;11/4/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32253, p40
Reports on the inclusion of plans to sell general obligation and revenue-backed debt in Chicago, Illinois' 2006 budget. Capital projects of the city; Need for additional borrowing for the O'Hare Modernization Program; Public and city council objections to the proposed budget.
- Obama's Irresponsible Spending Poses Huge Risk to U.S. Economy. Lambro, Donald // Human Events;2/8/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p1
The author asserts that the proposed 2011 budget in the U.S. will result in sky-high federal spending, escalating budget deficits and mounting government debt. He believes that government spending under U.S. President Barack Obama has become a major political issue in the midterm congressional...
- Public Views of the Budget. // Congressional Digest;Nov22, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p50
Discusses the views of Girard Trust Company of the U.S. budget. Weaknesses of the budget system; Examples of the conduct of business in the country; Public debts.
- Achieving progress on fiscal consolidation by controlling government expenditures. // OECD Economic Surveys: Japan;Apr2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 4, p63
With gross debt of 180% of GDP, further measures to reduce the large budget deficit are increasingly urgent. An improvement in the budget balance of between 4% and 5% of GDP (on a primary budget basis) is needed just to stabilise the government debt to GDP ratio, a first step towards the...
- Report: Wisconsin Faces $17.4B Of Pension, OPEB Liabilities. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;1/31/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32558, p36
The article focuses on the estimated $17.4 billion account of the state and local governments and school districts of Wisconsin. According to a study released by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute Inc., the account is said to fully fund their pension and other post-employment benefit...
- Sinking into debt. Novak, Julie // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Aug2009, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p42
The article discusses the several aspects of government financial mismanagement in Australia. It offers a brief fiscal history of the country and explores the contributing factors in the fiscal problems of the previous governments including the increase in the budget deficits and public debt...
- Consolidating public finances. // OECD Economic Surveys: Denmark;Jan2012, p35
Denmark stands out as a country with sound public finances. Public debt and the deficit are relatively low. So is the foreseeable impact of ageing on public finances compared with many other OECD countries. Nevertheless, the very high level of public expenditures and hence, of taxes, as well as...
- N.J.: Hoboken Needs State Approval for All Borrowing. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;9/11/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32959, p24
The article reports on the need of state approval by Hoboken, New Jersey for all its borrowing and spending plans in 2009. The state Local Finance Board approved selecting of state monitor to map out how the city should close its more than $10 million deficit, requiring the board's approval on...