budget flush

budget flush

A recently coined term referring to the spending spree that occurs at the end of the fourth quarter in some departments in an enterprise, based on the concern that the money might not be available in the following year.
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Due largely to a big fourth quarter budget flush by MSOs in all regions, worldwide CMTS revenue was up 13% from 3Q03 to 4Q03 at $126 million, and port shipments were up 31%.
With a budget flush with cash due to the past year's booming economy, Los Angeles city officials were warned Monday to save for the future and the uncertainties of a possible economic slowdown.
His legacy also includes a city budget flush with surplus revenues and the Vision 2020 strategic plan he called for on the occasion of the city's 25th anniversary.
This week, DWP head David Freeman said he's willing to provide tens of millions of public dollars to keep the city budget flush.
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