City sources said there may not be a legal requirement for a public vote of the City Council because the money could be found in existing budget accounts
In total, this NRE budget accounts
for the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency, along with huge chunks of the Departmentof Agriculture and portions of the Departments of Commerce and Defense.
He noted that the link between the approval of the Budget and the auditing of budget accounts
will take the greatest margin of discussions of the Parliament's General Assembly.
The main opposition Democratic Party of Japan on Thursday presented to the Diet a counterproposal against the government's administrative reform bill, featuring stricter rules on bid-rigging involving public projects and abolishing most of the government's special budget accounts.
Under its bill, the DPJ also proposed scrapping all but three of the government's 31 special budget accounts -- often regarded as hotbeds of wasteful spending.
He pointed out that "the salary scale page has been folded in conjunction with reaching a temporary solution to the auditing of budget accounts
so as to approve the budget soon," stressing that "it is in no one's interest to tamper with the Lebanese economy.
Bassil reiterated the FPM's constant position regarding the need to endorse auditing budget accounts
in accordance with norms.
The federal government budget accounts
treat Federal Reserve earnings paid to the Treasury as a miscellaneous receipt.
Minister Hassan Khalil said that he briefed the President on the already accomplished stages by the Finance Ministry in relation to state budget and auditing of budget accounts
NNA - 9/3/2012 - Information Minister Walid Daouk told reporters that the Cabinet has designated Prime Minister Najib Mikati to prepare a draft proposal to end the logjam over the controversial budget accounts