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- Your Journal this month. Davies, Geoff // Chartered Accountants Journal;Dec2008, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Craig Howie on New Zealand government's most pressing priorities, another one by Joanna Perry and Joanna Yeoh on global financial crisis, and also by Joanne Moore on the new financial advice standard.
- SEEKING "REALISM AND A LITTLE RATIONALITY" IN GOVERNMENT. // Kansas History;Summer2008, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p104
The article discusses the political views of former Kansas Governor Robert Frederick Bennett. An overview of the life of Bennett, who is said to have more experience in state and local government as any governor in the state's history, is presented. Lew Ferguson of Associated Press said that...
- NFA, NASBO Officials Predicting a Rough Four-Year Stretch Ahead. // Bond Buyer;12/16/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33024, p19
The article focuses on the announcement by National Governors' Association (NGA) and the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) on revenue growth and consumer spending in the U.S. Officials depicted that global financial crisis will likely throw a wrench in a state's ability to...
- Attorney Quam Takes Shafroth's Place at NGA. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;6/12/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31655, p31
David Quam, an attorney specializing in governmental relations and international business, has been appointed director of state-federal relations for the National Governors Association(NGA) on June 11, 2003. Besides coordinating the legal and lobbying processes of NGA, Quam will analyze federal...
- Home Rule in a Big World. // Christian Science Monitor;2/23/99, Vol. 91 Issue 60, p10
Editorial. Discusses how the United States federal government ought to relate to state and local governments. Governance focusing on both large and small issues; Issues debated at the recent meeting of the National Governors' Association; Tension between the large and the small in European...
- Local Squeeze. Greenblatt, Alan // State Legislatures;May2010, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p30
The article focuses on the financial problems of cities and counties in the U.S. as of May 2010. City budget officers predicted a 3 per cent average budget shortfall in 2009, worsening further in 2010 and 2011, while the League of Cities projects up to 83 billion U.S. dollars in municipal...
- The recession storm is over, time to pay for the cleanup. // Inside Tucson Business;1/17/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 31, p14
The author reflects on the disconnect between the political leaders and business and local government leaders in Arizona on the aftermath of the 2009-2011 budget crises, citing how the state's approach in saving the state from financial ruin has negatively affected counties.
- BUSINESS AS USUAL? RESPONDING TO THE GFC ON THE GOLD COAST. Buton, Paul // Journal of Australian Political Economy;Dec2009, Issue 64, p188
The article discusses the response to the global financial crisis in Gold Coast, Queensland. It analyzes the spatial manifestation of the crisis and its characteristics as an urban crisis. The author observes that the local government of Gold Coast is addressing the problem with the traditional...
- The End of a Fun Run. Swope, Christopher // Governing;Jan2001, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p48
Focuses on the declining revenues of states in the U.S. Status of the revenue growth of Virginia, Mississippi and South Carolina; Cause of the problem; Impact of the rising Medicaid problem in Illinois.