Arkansas' New Session Fraught With School Funding Concerns
- Arizona Special Session on Prison Funding Will Likely Be Contentious. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;10/21/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31744, p28
Reports on the opening of a special session on prison funding by the state legislature in the U.S. Coverage of the session; Total population of the prisoners; Problems encountered in the prison.
- The death penalty in New York: Is it dying? Kiernan, John // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);7/2/2004, Vol. 51 Issue 28, p13A
Comments on issues unresolved by the New York State Legislature at the adjournment of its regular session. Differences of the bills passed by the Senate and Assembly on tort reform, insurance fraud, healthcare, education aid and tax incentives; Negotiation of the legislators on budget and...
- Illinois Drops State Exams In Writing, Other Subjects. Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy // Education Week;8/11/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p26
Illinois students will no longer be tested in writing, social studies, physical development and fine arts, under a budget compromise that will save the state an estimated $6.3 million a year. The legislature approved $9.1 billion of its $46 billion state budget for education. The budget includes...
- Special session starting Nov. 6 keys La. future. Roberts, Deon // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/31/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p1
Reports on the special session of the Louisiana Legislature to discuss the destruction caused by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Discussion on businesses, housing and education at the session; Recovery measures by legislators; Budget deficit of the state.
- Statehouse ripe with cinematic potential. Hetrick, Bruce // Indianapolis Business Journal;3/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p32A
Presents a satirical analogy of the 2002 Indiana General Assembly concerning tax cuts and budget deficit. Cinematic analogy of the assembly; Similarity of the assembly to 'The Deer Hunter' movie; Involvement of politicians in the assembly.
- Weekly PQs. // EPM Weekly Bulletin;9/15/2003, Issue 144, p60
The article reports on written parliamentary questions on education from the Scottish Parliament. It is reported that the member of the Parliament Margaret Ewing asks the Scottish executive about proportion of the education budget for 2003-04 allocated to children with any form of special needs....
- Windfall May Be Set Aside. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;12/20/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32282, p27
The article reports that the New Mexico State Legislature's permanent budget oversight panel has proposed a budget that provides for spending $5 billion in 2006 on public education and general government, but holds back part of the state's revenue windfall to cover future growth. The Legislative...
- Kansas Court Approves School Funding Plan. Tonn, Jessica L. // Education Week;7/27/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 43, p30
The article reports that Kansas Supreme Court has declared the state's education spending adequate, ending for now a long battle between the legislature and the courts over how the state finances K-12 education. The amount was in addition to the $2.4 billion already in the state's fiscal 2006...
- Oklahoma: 10 Percent Cut Seen for Schools. // Education Week;3/19/1986, Vol. 5 Issue 27, p6
The article reports that legislature in Oklahoma is considering a 10 percent cut in school funding due to the state's huge budget deficit. A 10 percent cut would lessen school funding from 834 million dollars to 741 million dollars. John M. Folks, education state superintendent, had promised to...