Bush Tax Plan Imperfect, but Lobbyists Will Take It

Heller, Michele; Gordon, Jennifer
February 2001
American Banker;2/12/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 29, p4
Trade Publication
Looks at the reactions of banking industry lobbyists to the proposed tax cut plan announced by United States President George W. Bush in February 2001. Praises for the plan's potential to spur long-term economic growth; Dismissal of political efforts to add targeted tax relief; Anticipation of macroeconomic benefits.


Related Articles

  • Despite Slowdown, Another Record Year for Tax Cuts. Maurice, Alex // Bond Buyer;04/27/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31127, p34 

    Predicts a record net tax reduction in the United States in fiscal 2001, despite the current economic slowdown. Projected amount in net tax reduction in the country in 2001; Driving factors for tax reduction in the country in fiscal 2001; Industry analysts' prediction that state tax reductions...

  • Banking. Isaac, Peter // Chartered Accountants Journal;Dec1999, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p82 

    Comments on developments related to the banking industry as of December 1999. Factors affecting the banking industry; Increase in value of transactions; Deregulation of the banking industry in Great Britain and the United States; Changes in the socio-economic role of banks in the US.

  • Task Force On Subprime Card Lenders. Duran, Nicole // American Banker;3/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 44, p1 

    Reports the efforts of the federal banking regulators to form a task force on the susceptibility of monoline banks to economic downturns in the U.S. Failure of a credit card bank; Instruction given by the regulators to subprime banks to hold more capital; Approval of a purchase of an existing...

  • Who Needs A Tax Cut? We All Do. Morgan, Tom // Business Journal (Central New York);01/19/2001, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p27 

    Discusses the importance of low interest rates and tax cuts to the United States economy and its people. Increase in consumer power and investment capabilities; Impact of lower interest rates on businesses.

  • Sept. 11 Did Not Erase the Dangers Of Cheap Funds. Nadler, Paul // American Banker;10/17/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 199, p7 

    Focuses on the steps made by United States federal officials to stimulate the economic market after the terrorists attack. Creation of open market purchase to ease credit among companies; Status quo on long rates; Impact of the event on banking operations.

  • Would Economic Upturn Dull the Regionals' Shine? Julavits, Robert // American Banker;11/25/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 226, p19 

    Focuses on the implications of strengthening of the economy on regional banks in the United States. Reason for increase in profit margins of regional banks in 2002; Predictions of reduction in profits of regional banks; Implications of possible increase in short-term interest rates on banking...

  • Midwest CEOs braced for hard landing in '99. Chase, Brett // American Banker;12/9/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 234, p4 

    Reports on Midwestern bank chief executives' concern about industry challenges in 1999. Bankers' preparations against a slackening economy; Wells Fargo head Richard Kovacevich on his company's presence in western states; Bank One Corp. chief John McCoy's emphasis on small exposure to foreign...

  • Recession held at bay. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;6/7/2001, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p11 

    Reports that the United States economy will escape a recession following the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates and reduce taxes in 2001. Business leaders' demand for more interest rate reductions and tax cuts; Prediction that local economic growth will accelerate in 2002;...

  • Our Faith-Based Future. Crook, Clive // Atlantic;Dec2005, Vol. 296 Issue 5, p37 

    This article reports on the economic policies of U.S. President George W. Bush and the Republican Party, which have been criticized for public borrowing and tax cuts. The author argues that members of the Republican Party do not see the need to address attention to the U.S.' large budget deficit...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics