D.C. Council crafts convention hall bill to fill funding gap
- Nebraska near passing Omaha convention center bill. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;05/19/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30644, p23
Reports that Nebraska lawmakers moved a step closer to passing a bill that would provide about a third of the money Omaha needs to build a convention center project. Value of the project; Preliminary victories of the bill; General obligation bond issue; Funding mechanism.
- Boston officials seek legal advice for convention center deal. Kaplan, David // Bond Buyer;02/24/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30337, p31
Announces the hiring of lawyer Lawrence S. DiCara to determine the scope of Boston, Massachusetts' City Council in legislating a $157.8 million bond package for a proposed $700 million convention center project. Deadline for deciding on the deal; Background on the proposed project; Terms of the...
- Conventional tactics. Burbank, Jeff // Las Vegas Business Press;07/19/99, Vol. 16 Issue 28, p1
Discloses the controversy regarding the introduction of a legislative bill that would ban the Nevada's Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's ability to use federal tax-exempt bonds to finance a planned expansion on the city's convention center. Conflict of interest between Venetian...
- DeLay bill 'not going anywhere,' says Gibbons. Burbank, Jeff // Las Vegas Business Press;08/30/99, Vol. 16 Issue 34, p9
Focuses on United States Representative Joe Gibbons' comments concerning House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's proposed legislation that prohibits the use of tax-exempt bonds to finance a convention center expansion in Las Vegas, Nevada. Impact of the bill on the Nevada gaming industry; Efforts of...
- A defining moment for Frank O'Bannon. McDaniel, Mike // Indianapolis Business Journal;06/02/97, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p4B
Comments on Indiana Governor Frank O'Bannon's vetoing of a bill that would allow Marion County government to finance the expansion of the Indiana Convention Center. Creation of poisoned political atmosphere; Influence of inexperienced and overzealous public relations staff.
- As Expected, More Insurance Tax Talk. Katz, Michelle // LAN: Life Association News;Mar1999, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p22
Discusses the United States government's 1999 insurance-related tax proposals. Information on President Bill Clinton's Fiscal 2000 budget proposal; Industrial impact of the business-use insurance taxes; Federal taxes paid by life insurance companies between 1986 and 1995.
- German touring tax `a disaster' says promoter rep. Schoepe, Zenon // Pro Sound News;Mar96, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p36
Reports on music concert promoters' reaction to a proposed legislation which will change in German withholding tax regulations. Failure of discussions between industry groups and the German Parliamentary State Secretary; Percentage increase of the penalty for touring artists; Impact of the...
- Petroleum Tax Reform Proposals in Norway and Denmark. Lund, Diderik // Energy Journal;2002, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p37
Provides information on petroleum tax reform proposals in Norway and Denmark. Features of the petroleum tax reform proposals; Problems in the implementation of the proposals; Principles and implementation of a neutral tax based on the standard assumption of value additivity.
- Industry still seeks premium tax relief. Swift, Shelley // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/8/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p19A
Reports that the Indiana insurance industry is hopeful that a bill lowering the state's premium tax will be passed this legislative session. Previous vetoing of the bill by Governor Frank O'Bannon because of budget concerns; Proposed lowering of the premium tax in a five-year period; Comparison...