Downgrade Aversion: Connecticut Seeks to Cut Borrowing

Piazza, Johanna
August 2003
Bond Buyer;8/08/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31695, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that Governor John Rowland of Connecticut is seeking for ways to decrease state's dependence on borrowing. Decline in discretionary funding; Impact of the decline on issuance of bonds; Attempt to reduce capital spending in the state.


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