TITLE

FAR WEST Bond-Watch

AUTHOR(S)
Finestone, Deborah; Williams, Rochelle
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/13/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31656, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information about developments in securities industries in different states of the U.S. as of June 13, 2003. Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski appointed seven members to the Alaska Natural Gas Authority. The authority was created by a ballot initiative in November 2002 to develop and operate a gas pipeline from the North Slope of Alaska and a spur line to the south-central part of the state. Portland plans to issue urban renewal bonds, sewer revenue bonds, and tax anticipation notes that will total about 232 million dollars. Moody's Investor's Service Inc. removed its negative outlook and affirmed its A2 rating for Spokane's unlimited-tax general obligation (GO) bonds. The agency also affirmed an A3 rating for its outstanding limited-tax GOs, water revenue bonds, and sewer revenue bonds.
ACCESSION #
10112160

 

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