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...
- Budget Talks Drag On. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;4/12/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32359, p31
The article reports on the continuation of the negotiations between Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack and lawmakers on the final fiscal 2007 budget in April 2006. The proposed fiscal 2007 budget is approximately 5 billion dollars. Democrats, including Vilsack, and Republicans have yet to settle their...
- N.Y. Lawmakers: Pataki Budget Has Too Little for Education. Braun, Martin Z. // Bond Buyer;1/22/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31805, p3
Reports on the arguments in the proposed budget of Governor George Pataki in New York. Impact of the proposed budget on the spending of the state; Less funding for education; Sources of the budget.