Public Finances In Jeopardy?
- Killing those awful earmarks: And just whose ox got gored? Brandon, Hembree // Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;8/17/2012, p7
The article offers information on the moratorium of earmarking as an effort to control the reduction of federal funding. It says that the costs and number of earmarks has dropped in the fiscal year (FY) 2012. It states that banning the earmarks could affect a lot of projects and programs they...
- Councils given investment freedom from April 1. McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance;3/19/2004, p12
Reports on the essentials of a simplified "prudential" framework, regulatory guidelines governing investment management of local authorities in Great Britain. Responsibility of individual authorities to create annual investment strategy that prioritizes security and liquidity; Preference on...
- Survey: State Still Ailing, Should Invest in Transportation. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;9/23/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32224, p34
Highlights the California Public Finance Conference held in a live market survey in Carlsbad, California. Rate of the survey respondents who felt that the state is not deserving in the recent credit upgrades received; Structural problems in state governance as reflected in the ratings;...
- Closing the Budget Gap Through Public Capital Investment. Finz, Samuel A.; Simon, Noah A.; Utnik, Suzanne E. // Public Management (00333611);Dec2003, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p10
Focuses on various public capital investments in the U.S. Difficulties of the local government in balancing budgets; Development of the concept of increasing tax base through public capital investment; Strategies for closing the budget gap.
- Oilman: Texas Would Tap Water Faster With $2B Pipeline Plan. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;2/3/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31813, p27
Focuses on the proposed groundwater pipeline project in the state of Texas. Amount of revenue bonds to be issued to finance the project; Negotiations being undertaken by the Brazos River Authority concerning the project; Implications of the project for the water system in the state.
- LA. Gets Private Firms To Pay for Developments. Fixmer, Andy // San Diego Business Journal;7/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 30, p20
Reports on the sources of funds for development projects in several cities in California. Use of pension fund of the California State Teachers Retirement System for the 16-acre public park; Funds collected by Petco Park, the home of San Diego Padres from public coffers for payment of hotel bed...
- The 2018 FIFA World Cup - more a sanction than a boost for the Russian economy. // PMR Press Releases;11/18/2014, p1
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- 'Public Investment Criteria': Rejoinder. Davisson, William I. // Land Economics;Nov66, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p538
The author responds to comments made on his article on the public investment criteria in the U.S. as determinants of public investment decisions and allocation of funds for public projects. The articles highlights government practice in making allocation decisions for the purpose of promoting...
- FINANCING LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS IN ROMANIA AND OTHER NEW EU MEMBER STATES. Irina, Bilan; Elena, Rusu // Annals of the University of Oradea, Economic Science Series;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p97
In the context of European Union integration, the effort of European Union countries is oriented on reaching the same occidental standards in local public administration. Therefore, the reforms of local public administration are concentrating on local public investments, and especially on...