Legislative status report
- California questions need for health agency's debt cap. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;08/24/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30463, p3
Focuses on the bill being considered by state lawmakers aimed at removing the debt cap set in tax-exempt bonds issued by the California Health Facilities Financing Authority. Terms of the bill; Officials' assessment of the demands for bonds; Arguments for and against the bill; Provisions under...
- SBA bill aims to boost available loan money. Lowe, Roger K. // Crain's Cleveland Business;8/8/94, Vol. 15 Issue 32, p9
Reports on the legislation considered by Congress that would boost federal loans to small businesses and women-owned companies. Changes included in the bill; Amount of loans to be guaranteed; Budget for the legislation; Recommendations in adoption of the bill.
- Extending the state's Linked Deposit program. B.F. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;04/13/98, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p11
Reports on the passage of a New York Senate and Assembly bill in March 1998 that extends the Linked Deposit program for three years. Program's guarantee of bank loans to area businesses for capital expenditures or training.
- Good News for Sectarian Educational Institutions Issuing Tax-Exempt Bonds. Aquilio, Mark // Review of Business;Spring2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p48
Reports that the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the issuance of tax-exempt bonds to a sectarian university does not violate the First Amendment. Reason for the fact that the issuance does not violate the amendment; Statutory overview of tax-exempt qualified private activity...
- EZ program adds 20 new communities. Resnick, Amy B.; Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;01/14/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30558, p1
Discusses the implications of the Clinton Administration's naming of 20 new empowerment zones in the issuance of tax-exempt bonds. Fewer restrictions regulating the zones; Estimated value of the bonds to be issued; Inclusion of the tax authorization for the bonds in the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997.
- Entertainment's false promises. Utt, Ronald D. // Fairfield County Business Journal;10/26/98, Vol. 37 Issue 43, p4
Opinion. Comments on the need for tax policy makers to evaluate carefully entertainment-related infrastructure projects in the United States. Introduction of a Senate bill prohibiting communities from issuing tax-exempt bonds to finance construction of sports facilities; Maryland's megaplex...
- Health care reform creates opportunities and challenges. Horn, Brenda S.; Melliere, Michael J. // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/18/93, Vol. 14 Issue 29, The Law Journal p26
Discusses the impact of President Bill Clinton's proposed health care reform package on issuers of tax-exempt bonds. Debt ratings; Integrated delivery systems; Need for flexibility; Financing reform proposals; Tax-exempt financing.
- Bill to Ease Tax-Exempt Housing Bond Issuance Introduced in Senate. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;04/04/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31111, p4
Focuses on the legislation introduced in the United States Senate that would ease some restrictions in the tax code on tax-exempt housing bonds. Potential impact of the legislation on the issuance of single-family mortgage revenue bonds; Key provisions of the bill.
- Congress passes bill allowing tax-exempts for Kennedy Center expansion. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;11/17/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30274, p44
Announces the passage of a federal legislation in Congress in November 1997 allowing the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to use tax-exempt bonds to finance a $35 million expansion of its parking garage and build a large-screen theater. Background on the bill; Terms of the...