Partisan Bickering Delays Bills, Debt-Limit Hike
- Lawmakers Ramp Up Security Bill Efforts as Deadline Looms. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/16/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31428, p5
Reports the efforts of the Senate and House negotiators to finalize the supplemental bill in the U.S. Decline of public funds; Limitation of public spending; Increase of airport security.
- Senator Baucus introduces three more TEA 21 bills. // Pit & Quarry;Dec2002, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p78
Reports on the proposed TEA 21 reauthorization bill by Senator Max Baucus in the U.S. Modification of the funding mechanism; Support on the federal highway program; Restoration of the fuel tax equity.
- MUNICIPAL BOND AND STATE AND LOCAL FINANCE LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT[*]. // Bond Buyer;03/31/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30861, p5
Reports on developments in proposed legislation on municipal bonds and public finance in the United States as of March 31, 2000. Description of the legislative bills; Comparison between the current and proposed laws; Current status of the proposed legislation.
- MUNICIPAL BOND AND STATE AND LOCAL FINANCE LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT. // Bond Buyer;07/21/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30937, p6
Highlights a legislative status report on municipal bond and state and local finance in the United States as of July 21, 2000. Proposed private-use bond restrictions on municipal electric utilities; Airport Improvement Program; Tax-exempt bond issuance by private parties for highway construction.
- The Spoils of War. Rimensnyder, Sara // Reason;Jul2003, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p14
Deals with the public expenses included in the $80 billion Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act approved by U.S. President George W. Bush in April 2003. Budget for counter-narcotics initiatives led by the Defense and State Departments; Allocation for the bailout of failing...
- Catastrophe Savings Program Proposed. // Claims;Apr2006, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p8
Deals with a proposed catastrophe savings program in the U.S. in April 2006. Support of Representative Tom Feeney for the proposal; Benefits of U.S. residents from the program; Details of the legislation; Importance of the proposal to the victims of natural disasters; Implications of the law...
- Congress is back. Preston, Mark // American City & County;Jan2004, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p22
Deals with the expectation that U.S. city and county leaders will focus their legislative agenda on important items in the 2004 legislative season. Struggle over the funding of the transportation bill; Estimates on the budget for the bill; Role of local officials in the passage of...
- Another veto looms. DoBias, Matthew // Modern Healthcare;10/22/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 42, p10
The article reports that the U.S. Senate appears close to passing a broad domestic funding bill that includes increased money for several Health and Human Services (HHS) programs, setting the stage for another probable veto from U.S. President George W. Bush. The $152 billion Labor-HHS funding...
- RADAR SCREEN. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/23/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p8
Presents news briefs on several issues regarding commerce as of February 2004. Information on a bill regarding the provision of funds for a federal highway transportation program in the U.S.; Amendment of a funding bill that will create the nonprofit organization Build America Bond Corp. by the...