Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Budget With Major Tax Cuts
- THE GOVERNMENTAL BUDGET AS AN INSTRUMENT OF CONTROL. Walker, R. G. // Accounting Review;Jun26, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p33
This article interprets government budget, as an instrument of control, as proposed in the U.S. legislation. In a very real sense the legalization of the budget, that act of realizing the financial plan which follows upon its preparation is the most crucial test of the effectiveness of any...
- Budget proposals ignore state's big picture, some say. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;4/23/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 17, p28
The article informs that some political observers have highlighted various faults in Michigan's 2007 budget of $686 million. Bill Rustem, president and CEO of nonpartisan think tank Public Sector Consultants Inc., has stated that various proposals for cuts, reforms and new revenue have not been...
- Missouri House Republicans pass 'back door repeal' minimum wage, child labor, prevailing wage laws. // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;4/7/2011, Vol. 74 Issue 36, p21
The article reports on the passage of the House Budget Proposal which cuts all funding to impose child labor and dominating wage laws in Missouri in 2011.
- Oklahoma Governor Pushes $500 Million Bond Bill for Higher Ed. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;2/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32067, p3
Reports that Oklahoma governor Brad Henry opened the 50th session of the Oklahoma Legislature on February 7, 2005, with a request for the quick passage of a 500-million-dollar bond package for higher education facilities and equipment. Henry's call for bipartisan support for his proposed budget...
- Budget deal touts no new income tax. Gibbons, Valerie // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;7/30/2004, Issue 323276, p3
Focuses on the preliminary state budget deal in California state. Suspension of multi-million in payments; Approval of budget from houses of the legislature; Concerns on spending cuts for education and social services.
- Arizona Lawmakers OK Democratic Governor's School Funding Requests. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;5/26/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31892, p29
Points out that with Arizona's revenues on the rebound, the Republican-dominated Legislature granted Democratic Gov. Janet Napolitano's wish list with a $7.4 billion budget that pays for all-day kindergarten and includes $275 million for school debt. Observation that the fiscal 2005 budget...
- Kansas Governor Cuts Budget Again, Citing 'Incredible' Revenue Decline. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;11/25/2009, Vol. 370 Issue 33223, p5
The article reports on the 260 million U.S. dollars reduction from Kansas' fiscal 2010 budget in 2009. It notes that the budget cut will lower spending by 750 million from the fiscal 2010 budgets. It also indicates that these reductions would have been more lower without the 85.9 million dollars...
- Letter to the Editor. Carson, Bill // Ellis County Press;10/9/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 27, p3
A letter to the editor in response to the U.S. government policy related to the Compact for a Balanced Budget Amendment (CFABBA), a plan to organize the necessary 38 states to pass an enforceable amendment to the Constitution to limit the unlimited ability of the government as of October 2014.
- A Prescription for Preserving the Status Quo. Shure, Jon // njbiz;6/21/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 25, p27
Comments on issues related to the state budget of New Jersey. Factors that contribute to the process of the allocation of the state budget; Provision of the Building a New Foundation plan proposed by Republican lawmakers; Effects of the proposal on the budget spending of the state.