After Long, Pitched Battle, Connecticut Settles on Budget
- Connecticut's Rowland Calls for Bettering Education, Urban Centers. Peacock, Wayne // Bond Buyer;01/04/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31050, p4
Reports on the plan of Connecticut Governor John Rowland to use the state's budget surplus to support schools and urban renewal. Recession and self-defeating attitude in Connecticut; Praise given to the bipartisanship.
- Conn. Gov. Rowland Vetoes Budget, Again. Piazza, Johanna // Bond Buyer;6/6/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31651, p2
Connecticut governor John Rowland issued his second veto of the budget on June 5, 2003, forcing lawmakers into special session to craft next year's budget before the close of the fiscal year. In addition, Rowland promoted his own $13.5 billion budget proposal, which was introduced in...
- Conn. Gov. Holds Court on Budget. Piazza, Johanna // Bond Buyer;6/19/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31660, p2
John Rowland, Governor of Connecticut, brought the budget home with him on June 18, 2003 as he invited legislative leaders to a meeting at the governor's mansion in Hartford. The legislature's Republican and Democratic leaders, as well as the heads of the appropriations and finance committees,...
- Connecticut Budget Talks Continue, But Fiscal 2004 May Arrive Too Soon. Piazza, Johanna // Bond Buyer;6/27/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31666, p41
Though the acrimony surrounding budget negotiations has eased somewhat between Democrats and Republicans in the Connecticut state government, officials have begun to realize that fiscal 2004 may begin before they can agree on an operating budget. While governor John Rowland and legislative...
- Conn. Governor: Let's Reappropriate Last Year's Surplus to Deal With Deficit. Peacock, Wayne // Bond Buyer;1/23/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31309, p27
Reports on the announcement made by Governor of Connecticut John G. Rowland regarding the increase in the state's budget deficit since December 2001. Plans of Rowland to utilize previous year's budget surplus; Spending cuts planned by Rowland to reduce the budget deficit; Issues concerning...
- Rowland Calls for Budget to Meet Connecticut's 'Higher Expectations'. Peacock, Wayne // Bond Buyer;02/08/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31073, p3
Reports that Connecticut Governor John G. Rowland has presented his 2001 budget address to the General Assembly. Proposed increase in spending; Rowland's call for using more funds from the projected budget surplus on one-time costs and debt avoidance.
- Connecticut's Budget Clash Continues, as Does Current Deficit. Peacock, Wayne // Bond Buyer;5/2/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31378, p3
Reports the decision of governor, John Rowland to veto the fiscal 2003 budget plans in Connecticut. Decline of tax revenues; Issuance of short-term debt by cities and counties; Ability of municipalities to do fixed-floating interest rate swaps.
- Rowland Signs Budget. Piazza, Johanna // Bond Buyer;5/10/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31880, p35
Reports that Connecticut Governor John Rowland signed a fiscal 2005 budget adopted a week earlier by a veto-proof margin in the Senate and the House. Spending plan; General Assembly's funding of additional spending as a result of the appearance of a surplus, which is being driven by an upturn in...
- Governor Vetoes Conn. Legislature's Budget. Piazza, Johanna // Bond Buyer;5/19/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31638, p40
The article reports that Connecticut GovernorJohn Rowland exercised his veto powers to reject a $13.7 billion budget approved by both the U.S. Senate and the House.The budget rejected by the governor would have increased the income tax rate to 5.9% for the state's top earnersï¿½. The...