TITLE

Arizona's Efforts to Save Military Bases Stymied by Development, Lack of Funds

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/12/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31655, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Arizona's efforts to save its largest military employer from closure are being hampered by continuing development around Luke Air Force Base and by a lack of money to buy property in the flight path of bomb-laden fighter jets. Arizona's proposal raise sales taxes to buy open space that would act as a buffer and prevent development around bases remains in limbo. Two key factors to be considered in closing bases will be noise complaints from surrounding neighbors and safety.
ACCESSION #
10069695

 

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