Essays Tagged: "government funds"

Power Shifts in Intergovernmental Relations, a Result of Fiscal Federalism

Fiscal federalism is the result of the states' dependence on the national government for funds. Until 1913, the national government had minimal monetary resources, thus posse ... over the affairs of the states. Once effected, the Sixteenth Amendment resulted in the amassing of government funds on the national level. This reserve of money enabled the national government to ini ... ay--as well as provide grants to the states. It is primarily through these grants that the national government can exert influence over state affairs; for, by designating restrictions in the distribut ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Debt Service Funds

A major goal of governmental financial reporting is assessing financial performance, that is, how well the governmen ... ng with the money entrusted to it. From the standpoint of making judgments about the performance of government funds and government finance, the financial reports are a good place to start. These repo ... ide a considerable amount of the information for gauging financial compliance, success, and health. Governmental and nonprofit accounting both use the concept of fund accounting. In fund accounting, t ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Ideological differences in George Washington's Cabinet

United States in 1789, he and his cabinet were faced with a state of financial crisis. The federal government had no money and had inherited war debts to the French and also to its own citizens.These ... ed States, had a plan for dealing with the nations financial problems. He proposed that the federal government pay of war debts and assume the debts of the states, protect the nation's industries and ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Aged Care - Issues outlined and possible solutions to the aging population of Gippsland, Australia

te an imbalance in the younger age groups compared with the older population. This will also affect government funds buy exhausting them. With more older people, it means that less tax is being paid, ... them. With more older people, it means that less tax is being paid, which will also make a drop in government funds to the younger generation. The population 0-19 year olds is going to decrease, mean ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Stem Cell Research

recovery from diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and diabetes. What stands in the way of the government funds is the origin of stem cells that President Bush's religious beliefs will not suppor ... much money as they can for stem cell research, but the amount of money does not compare to what the government could fund for the research. If government funds were available, stem cell research could ...

(6 pages) 61 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Drug Users Increasing

ar enough for all the teenagers who require help.They began in March last year with $1.4 million of government funds. This figure should be largely increased. There should be more funding going toward ... d that Unemployment resulted in increased drug use, and that drugs also caused unemployment. If the government was to put more kids to work than it would help decrease the amount of teenage drug users ...

(2 pages) 362 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drug Users Increasing

ar enough for all the teenagers who require help.They began in March last year with $1.4 million of government funds. This figure should be largely increased. There should be more funding going toward ... d that Unemployment resulted in increased drug use, and that drugs also caused unemployment. If the government was to put more kids to work than it would help decrease the amount of teenage drug users ...

(2 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Recession or Depression

much money over the past few years that their economic fate is now tied to ours. The United States government has made several bailout attempts thus far, with the stock market showing little response ... fective due to widespread rumors of scandal and corruption. Bonuses paid out to top executives with government funds under the auspices of fulfilling contractual obligations instead of being used to k ...

(17 pages) 240 2 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Shift in the Energy Paradigm

nalists argue that there is a need for a renewable source, but this is easily solvable by investing government funds in scientific research by experts. We do not need to focus on decreasing consumptio ... umption that still allows a fair amount of personal freedom. A bonus is that this can also increase government funds for sustainable fuels. One of the biggest facets of society in fossil fuel usage is ...

(16 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Sustainability Within The Quantity Surveying Profession

n completed in 2001 the final bill exceeded $30 million, with the excess costs having to be paid in government funds (Courier mail, 2009). This budgetary blowout was thought to be due to an unorthodox ... ystems thinking' and 'sustainability' by promoting Green Building initiatives also exemplifying how governments are attempting to integrate these principles into professional practice. The Quantity Su ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences