Government Had Record Surplus
- In the black: explanations for the federal budget surplus. Fisher, Patrick // Social Science Journal;2003, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p49
When Bill Clinton was elected president in 1992, the United States had the largest peacetime budget deficit in the nationï¿½s history. By 1998, however, the federal government produced a budget surplus for the first time since 1969 and in 2000 the federal government had a surplus of a...
- AS THE SURPLUS DROPS, SO DO EXPECTATIONS. Baumann, David; Cohen, Richard E. // National Journal;9/1/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 35, p2672
Discusses the legislative triage in the United States Congress about appropriations in the country. Efforts of both Republicans and Democrats to determine budgetary deficits; Issues surrounding budged surpluses in the country; Brief information on proposed spending and appropriation bills.
- Maryland Has a Surplus for Now, But $400 Million Gap Lies Ahead. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;8/29/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31709, p4
Reports that Maryland Comptroller, William D. Schaefer, announced on August 28, 2003 that the state finished the fiscal year 2003 in the black although ongoing revenues were less than expected and the state still faces a hefty 400 million dollar budget gap in fiscal 2005. Impact of a boost in...
- It's only money. // Crain's Cleveland Business;7/7/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p10
Ohio Governor Bob Taft's budget director, Tom Johnson, revealed that the state ended its June 30 fiscal year with an unexpected budget surplus of nearly $181 million. For months, state legislators and members of the Taft administration had wrestled with how to end the budget year without a...
- THREE FEDERAL BUDGET CONCEPTS: WHICH IS 'BEST?' Saulnier, Raymond J. // Nebraska Journal of Economics & Business;Autumn67, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p22
Focuses on the calculation of federal budgets. Discussion of budget deficit and surplus; Public expenditure in the U.S. as of 1966; Use of budget concepts in measuring the federal government's impact on the economy; Suggestions for presenting federal budget accounts.
- State budget surpluses: Save, not spend, wisely. Gioia, Peter // Fairfield County Business Journal;10/16/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 42, p42
The article comments on the issue of state budget surpluses in Connecticut. According to the author, Connecticut businesses also must have a ready supply of skilled, adaptable and technology-savvy employees. The author added that surpluses are truly a sign of economic strength. It must be...
- IT'S STILL THE ECONOMY, STUPID. Schneider, William // National Journal;9/1/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 35, p2702
Discusses the economic relevance of budgetary problems in the United States. Correlation between budget surpluses and the economy; Status of the country's economy; Ways to deal with the budget problem.
- Revenue Forecast Shrinks. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/21/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32283, p25
The article reports that Indiana's State Budget Committee last week reduced the state's revenue forecast by about $74.2 million. The revenue was previously forecasted to be $24.3 billion in the biennial budget approved this year. The panel also reduced its revenue forecast for the fiscal 2006 by...
- Stringer: N.Y. City Should Get $2.2B of State Surplus. Burton, Paul // Bondbuyer.com;1/20/2015, p23
The article reports on the share to be received by New York City from the state's budget surplus as of January 20, 2015 based on City Comptroller Scott Stringer's analysis. Topics include the state funding trends to the city examined by Stringer's analysis, the decline in state aid to the city...