South Africa had until then been the largest for 101 years straight since 1905.
The increase was the largest since a rise of 0.5 percent in March.
The increase was the largest since a 2 percent rise in June.
The tax cut under consideration in the House would be the largest since 1981.
That 11.6 percent increase, the largest since the early Reagan years, is just the beginning.
The 20 percent increase would be the largest since 1990, when the state spent just over $300 million on special education programs.
But still, the new increases of up to 7.5 percent were the largest since 1989.
An increase of that size would be the largest since July.
The cut was the largest since 1999, when the total dropped by $13.4 million.
Though the increase would be the largest since the mid-1980's, many industry officials had hoped for more from a Republican president.