Read Their Lips, Too
- Top dog's top priority: tap talent. Hinz, Greg // Crain's Chicago Business;10/21/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p4
Focuses on the difficulty of assembling a roster of qualified aides for the elected governor in Illinois. Assessment of the staffing needs of Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan; Enumeration of the inner circle of Representative Rod Blagojevich; Importance of a transition team for Blagojevich.
- Despite Fiscal Clouds, La. Teachers Seek Raise. Keller, Bess // Education Week;12/10/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p21
The Louisiana Federation of Teachers has called for annual pay raises totaling $6,000 per teacher over the next three years even as the state anticipates a huge budget shortfall. If current projections hold up, state spending will exceed revenues by between $300 million and $600 million in...
- Jobs, taxes, the deficit. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;8/23/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 34, p1
The article reports on the campaign of gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley and Dan Malloy in Connecticut for fall 2010, which are expected to focus on taxes, jobs, and the state's huge budget deficit. It notes that Malloy, a former Stamford Mayor, was chosen by the Democrats over Ned Lamont,...
- The road too often taken. // New Hampshire Business Review;12/24/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p10A
This article presents the author's comments on the revenue and budget problems in New Hampshire. The budget deficit is expected to top $300 million, so finding a reasonable way to cover it is at the top of the agenda for lawmakers and the newly elected governor. For decades, whenever New...
- Breaking the Rich-Poor Alliance. Conniff, Ruth // Progressive;Aug2012, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p14
The article offers information on the discontentment among the people of Wisconsin due to the victory of Scott Walker as governor of Wisconsin. It states that Walker won by lying about fixing Wisconsin's budget deficit, by spinning the worst job-creation numbers in the country, and most...
- Cash-Strapped Governors Walking a Tax-Reform Tightrope. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;11/4/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31754, p28
Focuses on the difficulty of governors in the Southwestern States to search for the middle ground between tax increases and lost revenues. Imposition of tax code to avert budget deficit; Transformation of complex tax laws; Assessment of property taxes and locks in ratios of tax rates.
- Virginia Finance Secretary Says Unspent Funds Will Avert Shortfall. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;7/3/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31421, p5
Reports the budget deficit in Virginia. Decline of individual income tax payment; Decease of the tobacco settlement revenue; Rating for general obligation bond.
- Generate economic health: Raise taxes? // Inside Tucson Business;12/23/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 29, p4
Editorial. Comments on the proposed tax increase in Tucson , Arizona. Solution of the state budget deficits; Generation of jobs; Stimulation of the economy.
- State budget crisis redux. Myers, Dennis // Las Vegas Business Press;10/01/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 40, p4
Focuses on the 2001 budget deficit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Reliance of the state on property to sales tax; Decline of state revenue; Generation of interest in reform.