Post Tagged with: "budget"

MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA | The Georgetown University Student Association senate, headed by GUSA senate speaker Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21), right, and vice speaker Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21), left, reallocated an additional $1,222.39 to GUSA before approving the 2019-2020 fiscal year student activities budget March 24.

GUSA Senate Approves Student Activities Budget

The full Georgetown University Student Association senate voted unanimously to approve the 2019-20 fiscal year student activities budget March 24, after passing an amendment to change the budget previously approved by the finance and appropriations committee. The amendment, proposed by FinApp Chair Hayley Grande (COL ’21), reallocated funds from the[Read More…]

by March 28, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUSA | Outdoor Education, the performing arts advisory council, Students Activities Commission and the Georgetown University Student Association executive experienced the largest budget cuts at the conclusion of the appeals process March 17.

Appeals Process Ends; Student Groups See Significant Budget Cuts

Student group Outdoor Education appealed for $3,800 more in funds after expressing safety concerns over training during the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s deliberations on the final budget plan March 17. The committee held a public appeals session on March 13 and 17. Of the 13 student[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE PAPPAS/THE HOYA | A proposal that would offer Metro riders an increased number of trains and extended service on the Red and Yellow lines gained initial approval March 14.

Metro Aims to Boost Ridership Through Increased Service

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority plans to double the number of trains at approximately 12 stations to increase service amid historical lows in Metro ridership. There will be no fare increases or service cuts in other areas despite these extended service proposals. The proposal is part of a preliminary[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON FACEBOOK Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has secured $40 million in funding for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program for the last four years, even as Trump and other members of Congress have tried to decrease or eliminate its funding.

Trump’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget Ends District Tuition Assistance Program

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2020 District of Columbia budget, released Monday, threatens to eliminate funding entirely for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program for the second year in a row. The D.C. Tuition Grant Assistance Program provides educational grants for Washington, D.C. residents to attend universities around the country.[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  Requested budget allocations for student activities were cut by $229,040.80 in the Feb. 26 draft.

GUSA Releases Draft Budget; Club Sports and CSJ Face Largest Cuts

The Georgetown University Student Association finance and appropriations committee released its draft budget allocating $1,092,000 in student activities funds Feb. 26. While the overall budget for the 2019-20 school year increased by 2.4 percent from last year, the requested student activities budget totaled more than $1,321,040, forcing cuts. The budgets[Read More…]

by March 5, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WILL CROMARTY FOR THE HOYA

Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney (SFS '89) promoted President Donald Trump's tax reform plan.

Mulvaney Defends Trump Tax Reform Plan

President Donald Trump’s recently proposed tax reform will stimulate the economy by simplifying the tax code, said Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney (SFS ’89),Wednesday. Mulvaney highlighted two pillars of the plan: reducing taxes for corporations and the middle class. “At the end of the process,[Read More…]

by October 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized

Let’s Finance Guidelines

The Finance and Appropriations Committee has an immense responsibility: allocating funds toward activities that benefit Georgetown students. As it stands, the obligation to balance the supplementary funding needs of existing groups, new organizations that need a helping jump start and capital improvements that advance the quality of student life is[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY HAILEY MAHER/THE HOYA
The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for the fiscal year 2017 was passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday.

2017 Activities Budget Passes

  The Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Program Board saw their funding cut by $12,000 each in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for fiscal year 2017. Passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday, the budget also included increases for the club[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bowser Spotlights Education, Wages in 2017 Budget

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) submitted the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget and Financial Plan, which includes a record $13.4 billion spending proposal, to the Council of the District of Columbia on March 24. The budget, entitled “A Fair Shot,” calls for a growth of about $400 million from last year’s plan[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DCPS Invests $4 Million in Alternative Schools

The D.C. Public School system announced plans Feb. 16 to bolster its alternative high schools, which are designed to cater to students who may need flexibility in their schedules or extra assistance in academics, by allocating an additional $4 million to nontraditional programs in its 2017 budget. Alternative high schools[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top