Decision Time in Indiana
- Democrats' Bid for Separate Debt-Hike Vote Called Unlikely. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;11/12/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32009, p4
Reports on the bid of Democrats in the U.S. House to obtain a separate vote on a proposed increase in the federal debt limit. Debate on the proposed increase in debt ceiling proposed by House Democrats; Plans of Republicans to include the debt-ceiling provision to another legislation.
- Report Could Spell End for Ill. Toll Debt. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;03/31/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30861, p1
Reports on proposed legislation that will require Illinois to refund outstanding Illinois State Toll Highway Authority debt. Move to free the state from existing laws and bond covenants that prevent free travel on toll roads; Authorization of general obligation bonds as part of the state's...
- McCain and McConnell Poised to Increasingly Clash. GANDELMAN, JOE // Moderate Voice;7/25/2013, p5
The article discusses various points of dispute between U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator John McCain, who are contesting against each other for the primary election. It is stated that McConnell is getting constrained by McCain's expanded deal-making role with Democrats....
- Illinois governor's tollway bill dies in Senate committee. Williamson, Tammy // Bond Buyer;11/17/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30274, p37
Discloses that Governor Jim Edgar's proposed bill to retain the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority's financial autonomy has died in a Senate committee on November 13, 1997. Terms of the proposed legislation; Outcome of the vote on the issue; Reason for the bill's failure in the Senate.
- Statement on signing the temporary debt extension legislation. Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/12/96, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p220
Presents President Bill Clinton's statement on signing the temporary debt extension legislation on February 8, 1996. Aim of the United States to honor all of its obligations; Law's provision of temporary debt relief that will allow the federal government pay all of its obligations.
- State lawmakers discuss amendment for N.Y.C. debt cap. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;05/18/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30395, p27
Reports on the scheduled meeting between New York City officials and their state counterparts to discuss an amendment to the New York State Constitution changing the way the city's debt capacity is computed. Creation of the New York City Transitional Finance Authority to help the city borrow to...
- Balance the books or else. Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/9/93, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p13
Says that a handful of new MLAs elected in June are attempting to reintroduce penalties into Alberta's Deficit Elimination Act when the legislature reconvenes at the end of the month. Work of Calgary Tory Jon Havelock, and fellow rookies Ron Hierath, Wayne Jacques and Hung Pham; Proposals from...
- Los Angeles City Council considers formal policy to cap debt service ratios. Jacobius, Arleen // Bond Buyer;03/12/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30349, p40
Reports that the Los Angeles City Council in California is considering a formal debt policy in order to allow the city to borrow more. Proposed establishment of separate debt limits for non-voters and voter-approved bonds; Proposal for a six-percent target for nonvoter-approved general fund debts.
- Outcome is referendum on Boehner. Hooper, Molly K. // Hill;7/28/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 113, p1
The article reports on the issue of considering the debt-limit bill as a referendum in the U.S.