TITLE

Wisconsin Senate Passes Budget; House Promises Fight Over Tax Hike

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;06/21/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31165, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the legislative approval of a budget plan to help pay for education and health care for senior citizens in Wisconsin. Proposal for an increase in cigarette and business taxes used as source income for the project; Provisions in the budget disliked by state officials; Proposals included in the budget plan.
ACCESSION #
4752901

 

Related Articles

  • 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...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics