Florida Transportation Cuts May Boost Bonding, Garvees
- Florida Gov. Bush Offers $55B Budget, Decries Costly Plans. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;1/21/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31804, p4
Focuses on the state budget of Florida governor Jeb Bush for fiscal 2005. Increment of spending plan; Amount of the proposed general revenue budget; Inclusion of debt service for outstanding bond programs.
- Along the Road. // Public Roads;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p50
Presents updates related to the United States (U.S.) highways and transportation as of September 2000. Partnership between the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the District of Columbia (D.C.) for better roads in Washington D.C.; Approval of Florida Governor Jeb Bush for a...
- Gov. Jeb Bush Mulls Veto of Funding for Florida High-Speed Rail. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;6/20/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31661, p4
Jeb Bush must approve Florida's $53.5 billion budget before the end of June 2003, and while he hasn't taken any action on it yet, he has indicated he may veto funds for a voter-mandated high-speed rail project that could require nearly $3 billion in public financing. The budget lawmakers sent to...
- Clinton asks for increase in transit operating aid. // Railway Age;Apr96, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p6
Reports that President Bill Clinton requested an increase in transit operating aid for the 1997 fiscal year, which would provide funding for Department of Transportation projects. Sum of money requested; Amount allocated for transit new starts.
- Observations on the Department of Transportation's Fiscal Year 1999 Performance Report and Fiscal Year 2001 Performance Plan: RCED-00-201R. // GAO Reports;6/30/2000, p1
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Transportation's (DOT) fiscal year (FY) 1999 performance report and FY 2001 performance plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993. GAO noted that: (1) for FY 1999, DOT's progress in achieving fewer...
- A Bankrupt Option. Rugy, Veronique de // Reason;May2011, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p20
The article discusses the pros and cons of a new law endorsed by former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush in the newspaper "Los Angeles Times," regarding an opportunity of a voluntary bankruptcy for states to reform their unaffordable and under-funded pension...
- Budget boost for DOT, STB. Barnes, David // Traffic World;9/23/96, Vol. 247 Issue 12, p17
Reports on the House's approval of a $37.9 billion budget for the Department of Transportation and related agencies. Lifting of the Senate's ban on increasing user fees at the Surface Transportation Board (STB); Elimination of the Coast Guard's VTS-2000 ship traffic control system and funding...
- House, Senate Appropriators Give Mixed Reviews to DOT's FY2015 Budget Proposal. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/24/2014, Vol. 273 Issue 12, p4
The article discusses the criticisms made by some members of the appropriations committees of the U.S. House and the Senate on the Department of Transportation's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal which include the transportation trust fund and the increase on the airport passenger facility fees.
- Florida mulls $3 billion of tobacco debt. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;02/09/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30825, p1
Focuses on the proposals of Florida governor, Jeb Bush to establish a new issuer to execute the debt bond from the state's tobacco industry. Plan included in the governor's budget proposal for the year 2000; Selection of the Tobacco Settlement Finance Corp.