Wisconsin GO Threat?

Shields, Yvette
July 2003
Bond Buyer;7/2/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31669, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on implications of Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle's signing the three-year property tax freeze bill into law. Impact of the bill on local government's ability to issue general obligation bonds; Assertion that the tax freeze runs counter to statutes which state local governments' levies is unlimited; Purpose of including freeze in the fiscal 2004-05 biennial budget; Total worth of debt sold by local governments during 2002; Loopholes in the bill.


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