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- States Cook Up Their Own Recipes. Hough, Melissa; Dixon, Lee // State Legislatures;Oct/Nov99, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p20
Discusses the efforts of state legislatures on how to spend the billion dollar tobacco settlements with tobacco manufacturers in the United States. Number of states that have enacted the statute required by the settlement agreement; Several reasons why decision making had been slow; Benefits of...
- Extraordinary healthcare contribution by tobacco companies approved. // Hungary A.M.;12/17/2014, p6
The article discusses the approval of a legislation by the Hungarian Parliament which requires tobacco companies to make a one-off healthcare contribution.
- Up Against the Cap. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;12/19/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31536, p1
Reports on the dilemma of Florida lawmakers due to proposed increase in debt ratio in 2003 due to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Requirements to be considered by the state legislature due to expected increase; Statistics on debt outstanding in 2002 and expected debt increase in coming...
- Paterson Stands By His Plan As N.Y. Legislature OKs Emergency Budget. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;4/21/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33303, p20
The article reports that despite the approval of the emergency budget worth 4.61 billion dollars to allow the state continue paying its debt by Legislature, Governor David Paterson stands by his proposed spending cuts and revenue proposals in New York until April 25.
- Enhancement Is the Future of Tobacco Debt, Expert Says. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;10/2/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31749, p3
Reports that several U.S. states were forced to abandon plans to sell tobacco debt that securitizes payments from the 1988 Master Settlement Agreement with major tobacco companies. Market impact of the threat to bankruptcy posed to Philip Morris USA Inc.; Pricing of tobacco settlement bonds;...
- Iowa Bankers Take Law into Own Hands For a Taste of the Legislative Process . Woker, Craig // American Banker;9/3/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 170, p5
Describes the action of members of Iowa Bankers Association during a half-day mock legislative session in September 1999. Aim to better acquaint bankers with the workings of the legislative process; Bankers' passage of a bill that would allow banks to surcharge automated teller machine customers.
- Mississippi Legislature Files $742M of New Debt Bills. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;1/16/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32547, p6
The article reports that lawmakers have filed about 30 bond bills authorizing more than $742.5 million of new debt as the Mississippi Legislature enters its third week in session. Treasurer Tate Reeves said the state's debt picture has significantly improved and that he would continue working to...
- Montana to Ponder Simplifying Arcane Tax Structure. Finestone, Deborah // Bond Buyer;10/19/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30999, p6
Reports the proposal of the Montana Legislature for Arcane tax structure and debt limit. Details of the assessed valuation system of tax collection; Account of the proposed debt limit for cities and counties; Information on the water and sewer revenue bond and Missoula High School District...
- Pennsylvania legislature recesses, leaving stadium plans up in the air. Hoffman, David // Bond Buyer;11/30/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30529, p6
Reports that the Pennsylvania Legislature has gone on recess without voting on a plan to raise funds to build sports stadiums in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Proposal to raise the state's debt ceiling to $500 million; Senate voting in favor of the proposal; Distribution of funds; How the city...