Jeb Bush's Last florida Budget Includes Record $2.95B in Bonds
- Florida's Bush Proposes $70.8 Billion Spending Plan With $4.2 Billion in New Debt. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;2/3/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32312, p36
The article reports on the proposed 2007 budget of Florida Governor Jeb Bush. The $4.2 billion in new debt that is included in the $70.8 billion budget is allotted to build public schools to reduce classroom sizes. The 2007 budget spending is 7.45 percent higher that the current budget. It also...
- Florida's Bush Signs $53.5 Billion Budget, Minus Rail Money. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;6/24/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31663, p32
Governor of Florida Jeb Bush on June 23, 2003 announced he was vetoing most of the funding for the state's high-speed rail project and then signed the $53.5 billion state budget into law. Bush specifically referred to the estimated $38 billion budget deficit in California. Bush struck from the...
- Guarded Hope for States. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/13/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31861, p1
Focuses on the outlook for state budgets in the U.S. in 2005. Findings of the semi-annual Public Finance Report Card prepared by Standard & Poor's Corp. Projected period of improvement of states' fiscal situation; Conduct of the budget process in 2004; Perceived budget imbalances.
- Bush Sends Florida Lawmakers Back to Capitol. Richard, Alan // Education Week;5/7/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 34, p21
Florida lawmakers did not have much to show for themselves when they wrapped up their regular session in the week prior to May 7, 2003. Governor Jeb Bush ordered them back into session in the week of May 7, 2003 to settle plenty of unfinished business: the budget, new education class-size...
- Florida Poised to Halve, But Not Kill, Intangibles Tax. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;5/4/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32125, p40
The article reports that a conference committee of Florida lawmakers concurred on a $63.5 billion state budget for fiscal 2006 and agreed to reduce the intangibles tax on stocks and bonds, instead of abolishing it as requested by governor Jeb Bush. State economists estimate that SB 2348 will...
- ARIZONA: Regents Are Well Received. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;10/28/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32991, p9
The article reports on the move of Arizona Board of Regents to price $104 million of revenue refunding bonds. It relates that the bonds draw coupons of 4% and a yield of 3.22% on the short end to 6% with a yield of 6.12% on bonds, which will mature on 2028. The bonds, which carried ratings of AA...
- Overfunded Pension Plan and Talk Of Tax Cuts? Let the Good Times Roll. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, Special section p56
The article provides an overview of the fiscal condition of Florida. The state's pension fund is overfunded by $9 billion. Governor Jeb Bush has proposed a $1.5 billion tax cuts in his $70.8 billion fiscal 2007 budget proposal. He also proposed to use $710 million in cash for acquiring...
- Fla. House approves Bush's voucher plan; Senate action likely. Sandham, Jessica L // Education Week;04/07/99, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p22
Reports that the Florida House has approved the `A+ For Education' package pushed by Governor Jeb Bush. Features of the plan; Education bill passed by the Senate education committee.
- Reason.tv: Jeb Bush on Disrupting the Education Monopoly. // Hit & Run;1/16/2011, p43
The article previews an episode on the website Reason.tv featuring an interview with former Florida governor Jeb Bush about the role of technology in eliminating education monopoly in the U.S.