Arizona Facing More Prisoners, Swindling Resources
- Lawsuit delays $120 million of Missouri COPs for jail. Williamson, Tammy // Bond Buyer;05/13/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30392, p39
Discloses that a $120 million sale of Missouri certificates of participation to build a prison in Bonne Terre is once again delayed indefinitely due to a lawsuit. Opposition of the group Opponents of Prison Site Inc. to the project; Charge that Bonne Terre wrongly annexed the land on which the...
- Missouri COPs in 'Turnkey' Deal Set to Price After Long Delay. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;05/25/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30648, p32
Reports on Missouri's plans to sell $106 million of certificates of participation and close a legal dispute over the proposed construction of the Bonne Terre prison. Claims of lawsuits which delayed the project; Price tag agreed upon for the project; Conflicts over the cost of the deal's...
- Reeves County, Tex., Lowered Twice in One Week. // Bond Buyer;11/17/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31763, p34
Reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. has lowered its rating of the taxable certificates of participation sold in 2001 to finance an expansion of a prison in Reeves County, Texas. Reasons for the downgrade.
- Missouri prison opponents block COPs deal with appeal. Williamson, Tammy // Bond Buyer;08/20/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30461, p6
Discloses that a certificates of participation (COP) deal to build a Missouri prison were stalled following a court appeal by a group of seven residents called the Opponents of Prison Site Inc. Provisions in a state law prohibiting debt sales until litigation related to the project is resolved;...
- San Diego County Readies $85 Million of COPS for Jail, Court. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;9/28/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33190, p26
The article reports on the plan of the San Diego County to sell 85 million U.S. dollars of tax-exempt certificates of participation (COP) to fund main jail and courthouse in California. The county wishes to draw retail interest, with strong serial maturities and credit ratings from 2010-2025....
- Arkansas County May Sue State for Owed Prison System Funding. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/26/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31291, p30
Reports that budget cuts in the state Dallas left the Arkansas Department of Corrections (DOC) short of funding to reimburse county funding to reimburse county sheriffs for housing state prisoners, a Pulaski County. Amount left for housing state prisoners with the state; Announcements by the...
- Thumbs down on Hobbema jail. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/10/93, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p59
Announces councillors from the Samson band in central Alberta voted against a minimum security federal prison being built on their reserve. Lester Nepoose, who spearheaded the opposition, says the prison should be located farther from the community. The final decision must be ratified in June.
- But it's only a women's prison. Stanley, Anne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/28/93, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p26
Considers speculations by residents of the Castledowns neighborhood of Edmonton that women will be tempted to commit crimes to get into the new maximum security prison proposed for their neighborhood. Ihor Broda, Edmonton lawyer and spokesman for North Edmonton Taxpayers Association, believes...
- Butting heads over the women's prison. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p43
Outlines the two publicity campaigns launched last week for and against the proposed new women's prison in northeast Edmonton. Payroll versus housing values; Worry over violent women; Comments.