TITLE

As Priorities Shift, Big County Jails Are Holding the Short End

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Richard
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/1/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31668, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on difficulties faced by various sheriff departments and county jails in Southwestern states of the U.S., in getting approval for financing of new jails or jail expansions, as of July 1, 2003. Reasons behind delay in getting approval for financing of new jails; Impact of delay in financing approval on jail-related bond issuance in Dallas County, Texas; Steps taken by Bernalillo County, New Mexico to open a new $90 million-financed 2000-bed jail in the region.
ACCESSION #
10237870

 

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