Definitions for line item
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word line item
an item in an appropriation bill
"Some governors can veto line items in their state budgets"
An item appearing on a single line in any schedule of information.
An item of revenue or expenditure in a budget or other financial statement or report.
A budget appropriation.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sure, I think that in Washington during my brother's time Republicans spent too much money, he could have used the veto power. He didn't have line item veto power, but he could have brought budget discipline to Washington, D.C.
Our legal counsel provided line item edits to their proposed contract where we again clarified that we would strictly adhere to laws. Our staff asked probing questions about their process and didn't enter into an agreement when those questions weren't answered.
Senator Rubio said he was opposed to it, yet he did not show up to speak on the floor, he didn't show up to cast his vote. When you're governor of New Jersey and you don't like spending, you use the line item veto, and you make the argument to people. You show up and you get the job done.
I wrote to the President recently as part of my ongoing investigation and raised concerns that we have no lead agency in charge of countering domestic radicalization and no line item for it in the budgets of key departments and agencies, i am also concerned that the few programs we do have in place are far too small to confront a challenge that has grown so quickly.
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