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- N.C.'s Gov. Easley Offers 'Gimmick'-Free $15B Budget. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;3/10/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31589, p40
Focuses on the multi-billion dollar budget for fiscal year 2004 presented by North Carolina governor Mike Easley. Cuts in spending that are included in the budget; Issue of multi-million dollar bonds that Easley's budget comprises of; Revenue growth on which the budget proposal is based.
- Triple-A Rated Durham County, N.C., Refunding $94 Million Tomorrow. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;02/20/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31080, p3
Discloses that Durham County, North Carolina, is refunding bonds worth millions of dollars on February 21, 2001, in an effort to take advantage of declining interest rates. Plan to use part of the issue to refund series of fixed-rate bonds; Possibility that Governor Mike Easley might try to...
- Easley Signs $19B Budget. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;7/13/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32422, p31
The article reports that North Carolina Governor Mike Easley has signed into law an $18.9 billion state budget. The budget provides pay increases for public school teachers and state workers. It also authorizes more than $600 million in debt to be sold over the next three years for building a...
- '30s-style tax structure no longer fits the state. Cline, Ned // Business North Carolina;Jun2003, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p22
Comments on the state government system of North Carolina. Impact of the government system on state's budget deficit; Foundation of state government; Inequities and inefficiencies in state government; Reason for the program cuts and tax changes proposed by Governor Mike Easley.
- Tough Times Have N.C. Governments Scaling Back Referendums. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;5/22/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31389, p3
Reports the 2002 legislative session on budget deficits in North Carolina. Impact of the budget deficits on bond referendums; Release of budget proposal from Governor Mike Easley; Approval of the local bond issues.
- A Bit of a Tight Spot. Frank, Mitch; Richards, Constance E. // Time;9/3/2001, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p32
Discusses the challenges faced by state governors during an economic slowdown in the United States, as of September 2001. How the slowdown has caused budget shortfalls in many states; Comment that many governors are being forced to deal with such shortfalls by either cutting spending or raising...
- Voters in Charge. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;3/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32082, p31
The article reports that the North Carolina governor Mike Easley has proposed a $16.9 billion budget for the 2005-07 biennium that would require voters to approve most issues over $25 million. The proposed borrowing cap stems from the governor's concern that the state is biting off more than it...
- Politics does make strange bedfellows. Cline, Ned // Business North Carolina;Oct2004, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p34
Focuses on the ongoing conflict between North Carolina gubernatorial candidates Patrick Ballantine and Mike Easley, as of October 2004. Differences between the campaigns of Easley and Ballantine; Views of Easley on the budget proposals of Ballantine; Background on the performance of Ballantine...
- NORTH CAROLINA: Infrastructure Bond Bill Signed. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;8/7/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32435, p9
The article reports on a bill signed into law by North Carolina Governor Mike Easley that will allow cities and counties that face increased demands for infrastructure improvements as a result of rapid growth and development to issue revenue bonds to cover those needs. Under the law, in order...