budget crunch

budget crunch

verb
See also: budget, crunch
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The Budget Crunch Bar(C) is the latest innovation from a company renowned for community activism for over 20 years.
Viens said, "This delay is disappointing because it puts us in a budget crunch.
The clerk/recorder's budget crunch is part of a $36 million shortfall faced by the county in the coming fiscal year.
Whenever there is an overall slowdown in the economy, charities are often caught in the budget crunch and don't receive the number of donations they require to help those in need.
Then, he had the good fortune of coming into office during the early stages of an economic recovery, which has swelled state revenues and eased the budget crunch.
PSE (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD) endorsed BPA's deferral plan as a way to reduce the effects of a possible BPA rate increase for PSE and other Northwest electric customers by helping the federal power-marketing agency ease a pressing budget crunch.
Given the budget crunch facing him on all fronts, Roberto Barragan, president of the Valley Economic Development Center, was particularly glad to get the news.
Virginia's second-largest city selects Metastorm's business process management software to transform organization, alleviate budget crunch
About 20 percent of the nearly 50,000 prisoners freed early from Los Angeles County jails in the past year because of the budget crunch have been arrested again within 90 days, raising concerns that public safety is being jeopardized and the justice system undermined.
Customers can get the technology they need now, and beat the year-end budget crunch by deferring payment until 1999.
Bratton applauded the division's efforts and said he appreciated officers' dedication despite knowing there is little hope of hiring any more police because of a budget crunch.
Despite a hiring and salary freeze due to the budget crunch, a Los Angeles County government union that represents more than 53,000 workers reached a tentative contract agreement Wednesday that preserves employees' health benefits and calls for a 5 percent salary increase over three years.
The second thing you can (must) do to alleviate the budget crunch is to be an advocate for your program.
We've seen over recent years that some programs are just closing, especially because of the budget crunch," says Sanders, who authors the AICPA's Supply of Accounting Students and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits survey, which tracks accounting Ph.