Wisconsin Senate Passes Budget; House Promises Fight Over Tax Hike
- All quiet on the senior front. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;05/17/99, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p2
Deals with the skepticism of senior citizens' groups on the campaign of healthcare providers in the United States (US) to persuade lawmakers to increase their payments as a result of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. Inpatient payments set by the law; Implication of senior citizens' skepticism;...
- The medicare mall. Meyer, Harris; Vasconcellos, Dan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/05/97, Vol. 71 Issue 23, p26
Focuses on Medicare Plus Choice, a set of plans created under the balanced Budget Act of 1997 that offers senior citizens a variety of choices for their health care coverage. Comments of different policy analysts on the changes in Medicare; Arguments on the shift to market-based pricing in...
- Hospitals could be barred from writing off unpaid Medicare costs. Figura, Susannah Zak // AHA News;01/26/98, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the policy of Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) and other health provider groups that hospitals serving disproportionate numbers of low-income elderly patients will have to absorb unpaid Medicare cost-sharing. Dispute regarding the HCFA's interpretation of a Balanced Budget...
- Title I, IDEA need more. // NEA Today;Oct97, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p8
Reports that Congress is expected to increase education spending in fiscal year 1998. Increases for both Title I and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
- House, senate negotiators close in on '96 budget. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;4/3/96, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p16
Reports that House and Senate negotiators were close to an agreement on a 1996 spending bill that would set federal school aid at 1995 levels for the remainder of the current year. House Republican's acceptance of Senate spending levels for education; Important aspects of the bill; Funding set...
- Education spending proposal nixed on party-line vote. // Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers;May2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the decision of United States Senate Republicans to vote against a Democratic proposal to spend $35 billion more on education over five years than the amount backed by the Republican Party. Aspects of the budget resolution; Number of votes that effectively killed the legislation.
- Budget Bill in Ohio Senate Would Boost Education by $1.4B. Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer;05/07/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31133, p35
Cites the possibility that the Ohio Senate may vote on a proposed two-year, $45 billion state budget that has already been passed by the state House of Representatives. Proposed inclusion of a $1.4 billion increase in funding for primary and secondary education; Ohio Supreme Court's ruling on...
- Oft-Criticized Ohio School Funding Expected to Escape Budget Scissors. Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer;05/30/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31149, p3
Focuses on a review of budget bill for Ohio school funds by a joint committee before submission to the Senate. Hopes of legislative bodies for the budget to satisfy Ohio Supreme Court; Members composing the committee; Complaints regarding the budget inadequacy.
- N.Y. Assembly budget targets education. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;03/25/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30358, p3
Reports that the New York State Assembly has established education as a top priority in its version of a fiscal budget for 1999. Plan to spend $976 million more than the $518 million in state school aid proposed by Governor George Pataki; Voters' rejection of a proposed $2.4 billion general...