Daily Archives: March 14, 2011

Budget ideas get creative

If Washington’s budget problems get too terrible to solve, can’t the state borrow money? Or could it issue bonds against future Lottery earnings taxor future tobacco-lawsuit payments to the state?

Australia Seek Change to Future Fund Tobacco Stakes

The Australian Greens party, whose support helped deliver power to Prime Minister Julia Gillard, wants the investment criteria of the Australiagovernment’s Future Fund changed to prevent the holding of shares in tobacco companies.