Outgoing Governors Say They Will Help Successors With Budget Cuts
- Utah and Arkansas Governors Keep Lawmakers on Sidelines. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;11/20/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31269, p3
Reports that the governors of Utah and Arkansas will not call for special legislative sessions to address the budget deficits faced by the states. Details of the multi-million dollar budget shortfall of the states; Division of Arkansas' budget into priority categories.
- Wisconsin Gov. Doyle Promises 'Steep, Serious' Cuts in Lieu of Tax Increases. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;2/3/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31565, p38
Addresses the cuts in spending by the state of Wisconsin in lieu of tax increases to counter its budget deficits. Funds that will be spared from cuts according to the governor of Wisconsin; Specifications of the governor's plans to wipe out the deficit; Other states where budgets have been...
- 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.
- Deadline Past, Massachusetts Governor Offers Her Own Deficit-Reduction Plan. Peacock, Wayne // Bond Buyer;11/20/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31269, p3
Reports that Jane Swift, Governor of Massachusetts, has given the state's legislature her proposal for reducing the state's multi-billion dollar budget deficit. Plans of the State's lawmakers to announce their budget plan; Reason why the state has been operating on an interim budget.
- Read Their Lips, Too. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;11/11/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31510, p1
Focuses on the budget deficits in New England and the choice made by voters in the governor's election on the basis of anti-tax pledges made by them in the budget planning for the year 2003. Anti-taxation measures provided by the elected governor of Massachusetts, Republican Mitt Romney; Views...
- Minnesota, Wisconsin Governors Take Office Amid Major Deficit Woes. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;1/7/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31547, p36
Reports on the joining of U.S. Democrat Jim Doyle and former House Republican Leader Tim Pawlenty as governors of Minnesota and Wisconsin in the month of January 2003. Predecessors of the governors; Budget deficits in both the states; Assurances given by the governors in their respective states...
- Massachusetts Bond Cap Gets Upped as Budget Belt Tightens. Peacock, Wayne // Bond Buyer;11/30/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31275, p3
Reports that Jane Swift, Governor of Massachusetts, has raised the general obligation bond cap of the state to $1.20 billion from $1.15 billion in order to increase the number of infrastructure projects and boost the economy. Facts pertaining to a bond cap; Details regarding the budget deficit...
- Raters Shrug Off Tennessee Plans to Target Rainy-Day Fund. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;3/5/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31586, p4
Reports on the warning given by Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen that the state's rainy-day fund will have to be depleted to help do away with a $500 million budget shortfall. Observations made by an analyst at Moody's Investors Service Inc. on state's economic conditions; Tax package passed by...
- State Revenue Choices and Gubernatorial Initiatives. Willoughby, Katherine G. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Summer2003, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p14
Assesses the options of U.S. state governors in managing the budget deficit problems faced by their states. Plans of the governors for the 2004 budget year; Tendency of governors to blame others for the fiscal crisis affecting their states; Federal influences; State influences and other...