House passage of D.C. budget bill would allow sale of
- The orphaned capital. O'Cleireacain, Carol // Brookings Review;Spring97, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p45
Offers a look on the fiscal crisis in the District of Columbia. Reason for the problem of the Districts; Revenue implication of the District; Sources of taxes in the District; Proposal for the dysfunction revenue system of the District; Three federal revenues of the District's taxes; Main...
- Restaurants want a role in D.C.'s salvation. McLaughlin, John // Restaurant Business;4/10/95, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p16
Reports on the plan of restaurant businesses in Washington, D.C. to help out in the fiscal problems in the city. Estimated number of public employees; Volume of visitor spending in metropolis; Restaurants' complaints against taxes.
- Exodus of Black middle class fault of liberal engineering. Williams, Walter E. // Human Events;7/21/95, Vol. 51 Issue 28, p18
Reports on the failure of liberalism in Washington, D.C. Increase in crime rates; Black population movement out of the city; City's financial condition; City deficit; Liberals as blamed for the increase in crime rates.
- Drastic action for D.C. // Christian Science Monitor;8/8/97, Vol. 89 Issue 178, p20
Opinion. Focuses on the legislation passed by the US Congress in 1997 which provides nearly $1 billion extra in federal assistance for Washington, D.C. The loss of control for the mayor and the city council of nine major municipal agencies; The Financial Control Board, which is responsible for...
- Jesse Jackson ponders D.C.'s revised fiscal monitoring. // New York Amsterdam News;4/22/95, Vol. 86 Issue 16, p35
Presents the statement of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson in response to US President Bill Clinton's signing of the financial control board convened to monitor the District of Columbia's finances.
- Smithsonian perspectives. Heyman, I. Michael // Smithsonian;Feb97, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p12
Focuses on Smithsonian financial issues involving corporate partnership programs. The risks involved in accepting corporate sponsorship; Why those risks can be averted or minimized; The ethical issues which an organization must confront; Whether corporate sponsorship indicates an organization's...
- Smithsonian Drops Plan to Close Conservation and Research Center--For Now. Weidensaul, Scott // BioScience;May2001, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p340
Focuses on plans of Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lawrence M. Small to close the Conservation and Research Center (CRC) to cut costs, and his decision to keep the CRC open. Design of CRC as breeding site and research center for large endangered animals; The shock and outrage in the...
- NORTHEAST Bond-Watch. Peacock, Wayne; Vadum, Matthew; Higginbotham, Stacey; McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;05/14/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31138, p35
Reports developments related to the bond market of the United States as of May 2001. Suggestion on installing a shadow control board to oversee the affairs of the district in Washington; Reports on the mismanagement of fund at the University of the District of Columbia; Information on the...
- Smithsonian looks beyond ousted boss. Giles, Jim // Nature;4/5/2007, Vol. 446 Issue 7136, p594
The article reports the financial problems of Smithsonian Institution and the ousting of the boss, Larry Small. An over view of "A lavish seven years," of Larry creating new museums, American Indians and aerospace, opposition for closing research centers, irregularities in purchases of artifacts...