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  • Tune In: How Collective Bargaining Negatively Affects State and Local Finances image

    Tune In: How Collective Bargaining Negatively Affects State and Local Finances

    Collective bargaining by public employee unions has a major impact on a state’s budget. A new report from the Heritage Foundation and the Nevada Policy Research Institute highlights …

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    Balanced Budget Certification Act

    BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF {insert state}: Section 1. Article xx, {insert state} Constitution, is amended by adding Section xx to read as follows: Section …

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    Resolution in Opposition to Value-Added Taxes

    WHEREAS, a value-added tax (VAT) is a consumption tax placed on products whenever value is added and at final sale, typically with credits, complex recordkeeping, and varying rates for different …

  • Constitutional Amendment Requiring State Approval for Increases in Federal Debt image

    Constitutional Amendment Requiring State Approval for Increases in Federal Debt

    Whereas, Article V of the Constitution of the United States provides authority for a  Convention to be called by the Congress of the United States for the purpose of proposing …

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    Efficiency in Government Act

    Efficiency in Government Act Summary This bill establishes a framework for promoting bidding and streamlining government activities at the State level. It allows State officials to consider government priorities …

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    72- Hour Budget Review Act

     72- Hour Budget Review Act Section 1. {Title} (A) This Act shall be known and may be cited as the “72-Hour Budget Review Act.” Section 2. {Statement of …

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    Congressional Delegate Mandate Constitution Act

    Congressional Delegate Mandate Constitution Act Summary Unfunded federal mandates on state and local governments have become a tremendous financial burden. It has been estimated that during the 1990s, state …

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    Budget Reserve Account Act

    Budget Reserve Account Act Summary To help protect a state from sudden, unanticipated revenue shortfalls, budget reserve accounts should be implemented. These special funds provide a cushion for states …

  • Conditional Federal Funds Control Act image

    Conditional Federal Funds Control Act

    Conditional Federal Funds Control Act Summary     The purpose of this legislation is to coordinate the acceptance of federal conditional funds among the several states. Conditional federal fund …

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    Federal Grant Review Act

    Federal Grant Review Act Summary A major problem affecting state legislatures in maintaining fiscally sound government and reconciling competing needs for state revenues is the continuing participation of their …

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    Fiscal Note Act

    Fiscal Note Act Summary The Fiscal Note Act is designed to make state legislatures more fiscally responsible by informing legislators of all costs associated with a particular bill. This …

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    Federal Receipts Reporting Requirements Act

    Model Legislation {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1 {Title} This act may be cited as the Federal Receipts Reporting Requirements Act. Section 2 {Definitions.} (A) As used in this section: …

  • CAFR Accounting Responsibility Act image

    CAFR Accounting Responsibility Act

    Model Policy {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1 {Title} This act may be cited as the CAFR Responsibility Act. Section 2 {CAFR Certification Requirements.} The principal executive officer or officers …