Budget Cut


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Budget Cut

A reduction in the amount a department within a company or government may spend over a given period of time. Budget cuts often result from reduced revenue, or sometimes from prioritization of other resources. For example, if the state of Oklahoma receives 10% less tax revenue in a year than it received the previous year, it may institute 10% budget cuts on all state agencies so the state remains in balance.
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Finance ministry has exempted these three hospitals from budget cut.
Past budget cuts had affected the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Australian Research Council and university funding.
The Texas American Federation of Teachers, the state branch of the national teachers association, recently released a survey that showed that budget cuts had resulted in widespread layoffs and low morale among public school employees.
Some people outside the agency also express concern about the budget cut.
We're not going to off-load the state's budget cuts on the backs of our students," he said.
PLAID Cymru AM Leanne Wood has expressed concern about the impact of budget cuts within the probation service in Wales.
IMMIGRATION measures need to be drastically improved following Budget cuts, it was warned yesterday.
Protection of local Chapter 70 school funding in the new round of budget cuts could shift deeper cuts to other state funding that helps pay for city and town services.
Executive Director Shawn Jeffers addresses the community in response to 50-percent budget cuts proposed by State General Assembly and implores residents to join in Little City advocacy efforts
UI's Public Speaking 101, a course with 800 students in 30 sections, sustained a recent 25-percent budget cut and coped with it by moving course content partially online.
Thus Amtrak, when threatened with a budget cut, immediately announced that it would be compelled to drop the following routes:
9 billion for FY '86--a figure that represents the projected effects of Gramm-Rudman-Hollings reductions and an additional budget cut (a recision) being requested by the administration.