Idaho Lawmakers End Session With Bond Bills for Universities, Water Agency
- House looks at One-Call bill. Barlas, Stephen // Underground Construction;Jan1998, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the US Senate's endorsement of the pipeline industry-supported One-Call bill to the US House of Representatives for further scrutiny. Establishment of a federal grant program to support state one-call systems that meet certain standards; Construction and railroad industries'...
- Taking the slush out of Georgia. Young, Amy // Common Cause Magazine;Fall93, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p29
Reports on Senate's passing of a bill requiring agencies to report the recipient and amount of all state grants. Annual slush funds for education projects; House leaders' `special projects'; Approval of one-time grants; Introduction of bill as amendment to budget bill.
- Eating into the deficit. Budiansky, Stephen; Hage, David // U.S. News & World Report;3/6/95, Vol. 118 Issue 9, p73
Examines how the family farmer is being upstaged by a more insistent character on the political stage--the budget deficit. Serious talk of major cuts, and possible elimination, of farm programs; Proposals of Richard Lugar, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee; The farmer's descent from...
- Congress approves housing subsidy restructuring. Stanton, Michael // Bond Buyer;10/13/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30250, p5
Reports on Congress' approval in October 1997 of a compromise plan to restructure oversubsidized Section 8 housing projects. Tools the bill gives restructuring agents to make certain that the subsidy reductions do not lead to widespread defaults; Erosion in debt service coverage.
- EC subsidies under scrutiny as capital directive amended. Jay, Martin // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account;June97, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the possibility of the Capital Adequacy Directive, the European Commission (EC) legislation that controls the specific amounts of money needed to be set aside to cover the risks of clients' defaulting, to be relaxed soon as a new proposal amending the existing directive is being...
- House panel passes bill to end shipyard subsidies. Barnes, David // Traffic World;12/18/95 & 12/25/95, Vol. 244 Issue 12/13, p19
Reports on the US House Trade Subcommittee's approval of legislation to implement an international ban on shipyard subsidies. Sponsorship of Shipbuilding Trade Agreement Act by Representatives Phil Crane, Sam Gibbons and Jennifer Dunn; Prohibition of selling of ships at below-market costs;...
- Mars bars vs. sugar beets in farm bill. Walker, Sam // Christian Science Monitor;9/29/95, Vol. 87 Issue 214, p1
Focuses on the rigorous reform proposed by the Republicans on farm subsidies. Republican Rick Santorum's voting against his party's proposal; Compromise reached on farm bill; Partisan attitude of the Congress members depending on what crop their states produce.
- Farm reform, at last? // Christian Science Monitor;10/17/95, Vol. 87 Issue 225, p20
Editorial. Discusses the reforms in US farm subsidy system advocated by legislators Representative Pat Roberts from Kansas and Senator Richard Lugar from Indiana. Global expansion of American farmers.
- House passes shipbuilding subsidy ban. // Traffic World;6/24/96, Vol. 246 Issue 13, p14
Reports that legislation implementing an international ban on shipyard subsidies is awaiting Senate approval following its passage by the House in June 1996. Differences in the versions of the legislation presented to the House and to the Senate.