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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The Bank in its latest edition of the South Asia Economic Focus, Budget Crunch, finds that appropriate policy responses to correct these imbalances and increased buffers to absorb future shocks will reduce these risks and support a positive growth outlook.
World Bank's latest edition of the South Asia Economic Focus, Budget Crunch, finds that rising global interest rates and tighter liquidity situation will pose challenges to Pakistan given the high gross external financing requirements.
NNA - Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children are starting their school year in the Gaza Strip amid a major budget crunch for the United Nations agency that funds many of the schools.
The Islamic Republic's budget crunch has led it to reduce its support for the Lebanese Hezbollah, forcing the closure of a major television station, among other cutbacks.
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. With Genoa's blessing, Gatewood spoke before the state legislature about the harm that the cuts would do to her patients--and helped to restore some of the funding.
SPENDING on public services could be slashed over the next four years thanks to a budget crunch, independent forecasters believe.
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.
And, in the latest indications that little progress has been made to alleviate concerns - Rio de Janeiro's acting governor said Monday that the Olympics could end up a "big failure" owing to a budget crunch that might weaken security and mobility during the games.
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.
Yousef said no schools have been built in Dohuk province since 2013 due to a budget crunch, from a fall in oil prices and financial disagreements with the central government in Baghdad.
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.S.