Senate to boost mass transit funding by $5.6 billion
- N.Y. MTA Gets More Federal Funding, But Not Nearly as Much as It Wanted. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;7/16/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31181, p6
Reports on the United States Senate Appropriations Committee's vote to increase the share of federal transportation dollars for New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Value of the package; Denial of most of the MTA funding request.
- Let's limp along for one more year. Phillips, Don // Trains;Jun2002, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p17
Offers views on the funding needed by railroad company Amtrak from the U.S. Congress to keep its operation going until fiscal 2003. Amount of funding requested by outgoing Amtrak President George Warrington; Chance Amtrak has that it will not own the Northeast Corridor at the end of the...
- House Rule Punches a Hole In Highway Funding 'Firewall'. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/17/2011, Vol. 266 Issue 2, p10
The article reports on the approval of a procedural rule by the U.S. House of Representatives that will breach a legislative firewall and will let House appropriators to cut highway and transit spending below the amount authorized in the 2005 Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation...
- Senate Set To Take Up Contentious Transportation Appropriations Bill. // Bondbuyer.com;6/10/2015, p23
The article reports on the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the federal transportation appropriations bill H. R. 2577, which has been shifted to the U.S. Senate. Topics covered include the bill's freezing of federal transportation funding while cutting popular competitive programs,...
- Needed: Family planning funds. Fornos, Werner // Christian Science Monitor;1/22/97, Vol. 89 Issue 39, p20
Opinion. Argues that the method of dispensing international population assistance by the United States is detrimental to United States program efforts. Role Congress has played in this; Findings of the World Health Organization (WHO); Actions that Congress should take to improve aid to the...
- Small gains from balanced budget. Weisbrot, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;1/27/97, Vol. 89 Issue 42, p19
Opinion. Reports that United States President Bill Clinton's expectations from his budget are farfetched. Proposals of the budget; Amendments to the budget; How the budget has been prioritized.
- Federal receipts by source and outlays by function. // Economic Indicators;Dec93, p33
Presents statistics on federal receipts and outlays by the United States government from 1976 to 1993. Estimates for 1994; Income taxes; Social insurance taxes; National defense expenditures; Income security; Social security; Net interest.
- Federal sector, national income accounts basis. // Economic Indicators;Dec93, p34
Presents statistics on the federal receipts and expenditures of the United States government from 1982 to the third quarter of 1993. Personal tax; Corporate profits tax; Indirect business tax; Contributions for social insurance; Purchases; Transfer payments; Grants-in-aid; Net interest paid;...
- Federal finance. // Economic Indicators;Feb94, p32
Presents statistics on federal receipts, outlays and debt of the United States government from 1976 yo 1994. Total receipts and outlays; On-budget figures; Off-budget figures; Gross federal debt.