budget crunch

budget crunch

A financial situation in which resources are limited. We're in a real budget crunch and can't afford a setback like this right now.
See also: budget, crunch

budget crunch

verb
See also: budget, crunch
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Other projects affected by the current budget crunch include railway projects in Jeddah and Madinah.
We've inherited quite a budget crunch from President Trump,' she says, adding, 'How bad is it, Secretary Van Houten?
Government funding for the patient population has been especially challenging in Kansas, which has sought to cut Medicaid funding as a result of a budget crunch.
Sports Minister Leonardo Picciani said Tuesday that despite a budget crunch, the government is granting the armed forces an additional $ 24 million at the request of the Defense Ministry.
How ever, there have been reports that Iran reduced the stipends due to its budget crunch a year or two ago.
An on-going budget crunch has not kept Northern Arizona University from handling to open 2 new units in the period of a month.
The end result is a budget crunch that is worsening for clerks, according to a recent study commissioned by Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers.
Yvon said that the budget crunch comes from shrinking town and state revenue -- the district received only a $20 per student increase in state Chapter 70 funds.
The budget crunch is causing the Coast Guard to scrap some shipboard and aircraft information technology and sensor upgrades, the IG said in a report: "U.
Acknowledging that the "NHS stakes have never been higher", Mr Stevens admitted that "the NHS is facing its most sustained budget crunch in its 66-year history.
as one legislator who's doing everything he can to avert the budget crunch, including dancing Gangnam Style to promote more what he considers prudent national spending.
AS AMERICA'S recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting jobs.
The county's ongoing and severe budget crisis, plus a lesser budget crunch in the city of Eugene, are prompting the three governments to form an "interagency task team" to explore options for a "new model of service delivery," the county said.