Governor-Elect Sharpening Budget Knives
- Fixing America. // Human Events;5/16/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p12
An introduction to articles on U.S. governors who have been able to balance state budgets, control spending and expand businesses is presented.
- LEGISLATIVE UPDATE. // Education Week;03/21/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p23
Provides a summary of education proposals for fiscal 2002 by governors in the United States. Enumeration of governors; List of proposals for the state budget and percentage change of the K-12 budget; Evaluation of proposal highlights.
- NEVADA: It's Belt-Tightening Time. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;10/26/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32742, p9
The article reports on the plan of the Nevada government to strengthen its state budget in 2007. Governor Jim Gibbons stresses on their chances of having budget problems from 2007-2008, as proven by its unemployment rate that reached 5.1%, which is higher than the national average. He emphasizes...
- OKLAHOMA: Lawmakers Come Up Empty. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;6/6/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32396, p39
The article reports that the Oklahoma Legislature has ended its 2006 regular session without establishing a budget agreement for the 2007 fiscal year. According to Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry, the failure of the lawmakers to establish a budget agreement will ensure a special session in June...
- States are considering their coverage options. // AHA News;6/11/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p8
The article reports that two-thirds of governors in the U.S. have introduced proposals to reduce the number of uninsured residents in their states during fiscal year 2008 according to a survey by the National Governors Association and the National Association of State Budget Officers. It found...
- Fresh Off a Huge Victory, California's Schwarzenegger Eyes Other Challenges. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;11/10/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32506, p3
The article discusses the challenges that will be faced by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in passing the initial fiscal year budget for 2008. The governor has passed a bigger budget that increased education spending without any new borrowing or taxes. Also adding to the difficulty of...
- Governors say, `Hooyah!' then get to work. Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;1/8/99, Vol. 91 Issue 30, p2
Focuses on statehouse politics in the United States as of January 8, 1999. Governors being able to take on issues like education and health care; Budget reserves of state governments; Gubernatorial authority and independence as a result of decentralization; State chief executives emphasizing...
- Governors Open Sessions With Pledges of Austerity. Gehring, John; Sack, Joetta L.; Archer, Jeff; Galley, Michelle; Kennedy Manzo, Kathleen; Richard, Alan // Education Week;1/15/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p13
Offers a look at State of the State Addresses in the United States in January 2003. The education initiatives announced by Governor George E. Pataki of New York; Discussion of California's financial deficit by Governor Gray Davis; Balancing of the Connecticut state budget; Plan announced by...
- Transit plan hitched to budget's bumper. Strempel, Dan // Fairfield County Business Journal;3/21/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p1
Reports on the support for Governor M. Jodi Rell's proposed commitment to state transportation improvements in Connecticut. Debate on how Rell's plan will fit into a state budget; Presentation of tax and spending plan by Rell; Increase of the gas tax under the governor's plan.