Facing a Squeeze Between the Current Crisis and Future Needs
- Welcome to the Bond Buyer's Seventh Annual California Public Finance Conference--and to the... Yacoe, Donald // Bond Buyer;9/11/97 Supplement California, Vol. 321, p2A
Focuses on California's legislative approach to public finance which tends to pursue a patchwork of remedies instead of comprehensive solutions. Leadership of the state in terms of municipal bond issuance; Increase in the state's municipal bond volume.
- State budget system is broken. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;5/16/2003, Issue 323087, p20
Editorial. Comments on the state budget in California. Disadvantage on the existing financing system of the state; Increase in the population; Importance of amendments to the budget system.
- Opponents Mobilize Against California 'Car Tax' Increase. Finestone, Deborah // Bond Buyer;6/24/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31663, p1
California's move to increase its vehicle license fee and boost revenue by $4.2 billion in the fiscal year 2003 will be challenged by republican lawmakers and anti-tax advocates. The state will resume assessing the fee at 2% of the car's value. Since revenue from the fee had been directed to...
- Opponents of Calif.'s Prop. 57 & 58 Contribute $685,000 to Cause. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;2/3/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31813, p32
Reports on the issue concerning the recovery bond proposal of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in the state of California. Action taken by the opponents of the borrowing plan; Efforts of supporters to fund a public campaign in support of the plan; Details about the bond proposal.
- State Still Seeing Nominal Return on Funds Sent to D.C. Fine, Howard // San Diego Business Journal;8/30/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p3
Reports that the state of California is still seeing nominal return on funds sent to Washington, D.C. Rank of the state in the list of those getting its return on tax dollars; Common perception that the state is not getting its fair share because of partisan politics and the inability of the...
- This year the state sits down to a feast. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;07/10/2000, Issue 322640, p34
Editorial. Examines the budget of California for 2000-2001 and its impact on the state's economy. Budget creating 103 permanent programs; Government spending reaching 40 percent of the state's economy; Funding of ghost employees; Approval of the 2000-2001 State budget.
- California wins kudos for helping keep industry. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/11/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 24, p82
Editorial. Highlights the shock for California of the massive defense cuts on top of a national recession. Number of jobs lost; Comments of state economic development officials; Effect of decision.
- California budget cleared. // State Government News;Sep98, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p6
Reports on the California Legislature's approval of the state's 1998-1999 budget on August 10, 1998. Total worth of the budget; What the budget includes.
- Lawyer: Injunction won't hurt California debt. Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;07/14/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30434, p3
Focuses on the pending preliminary injunction on California's fiscal 1999 appropriations. Impact on the debt service on general obligation and revenue bonds; Components of the 1999 budget; Postponement of the review of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority's financial conditions.