Report Paints Grim Picture For States
- Survey: State revenue surpluses makes for a `prosperous but cautious' 1998. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;12/17/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30294, p7
Focuses on the United States economy, with reference to finding by the December 1997 Fiscal Survey of States, published by the National Governors' Association and the National Association of State Budget Officers. Detailed information on the findings of the survey; Comments from Raymond C....
- FAR WEST Bond-Watch. // Bond Buyer;11/22/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31519, p33
Presents news briefs related to public finance in the U.S. as of November 22, 2002. Elimination of government jobs in the state of California; Hawaii Employee Retirement System's joining of a lawsuit brought by a police union against the state; Expectation of revenue shortfall in Oregon's...
- 15 States Cutting Current Budgets, Study Finds. J. R. S. // Education Week;2/19/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 23, p15
The article reports on a study which found out that 14 U.S. states have cut their budgets to avoid deficits as the year ends. The joint report of the National Governors' Association and the National Association of State Budget Officers found that many states have reduced their budgets early in...
- Governors Extol State Innovations, Plans for Schools. White, Eileen // Education Week;3/9/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 24, p1
The article reports on issues discussed in the meeting of the National Governors' Association regarding the improvements in education in the U.S. The governors are urging Congress to equalize budget cuts and call for cooperation to improve the nation's scientific and technological base. They...
- Governors Grapple With Education Issues As Labor, Budget Woes Command Attention. Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week;3/9/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 23, p16
The article reports on several topics related to U.S. education which were discussed at the February 2011 winter meeting of the U.S. National Governors' Association (NGA). The main issue covered in the talks surrounded ways in which state government budget deficits have prompted labor discontent...
- Getting a civil service job. Rowh, Mark // Career World;Mar1996, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p22
Presents tips in getting a civil service job in the United States. Advantages of civil service; Identification of job openings; Qualification exams; Polishing of interview skills. INSET: Government dollars..
- Pension scramble on hold. Limbacher, Patricia B. // Pensions & Investments;11/25/96, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p46
Reports that until cabinet members are chosen, American President Bill Clinton's administration has halted the scramble to fill pension-related jobs. Comments from Olena Berg, Assistant Secretary; When the inauguration of the president will take place; Expected shift at the Pension Benefit...
- N.Y. state beefs up its inspection staff. // Waste News;02/10/97, Vol. 2 Issue 38, p6
Reports that the state of New York's Department of Environmental Conservation will spend $400,000 to create 41 jobs. Reason for the move; Areas in which the jobs will be created.
- WANTED: leaders (niceness not required). Savacool, Julia // Self;Nov2000, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p114
Reports on the traits shared by those who accomplished major feats in government positions, according to a research.