Bonding Program for Rail Looking Unlikely, Lobbyists Say

Sanchez, Humberto
September 2003
Bond Buyer;9/15/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31719, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that according to municipal bond market lobbyists, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is unlikely to consider the legislation that would allow states to issue bonds to finance high-speed rail projects. Apprehensions raised by lobbyists about the passage of the bill; Need for state-federal funding partnership for high speed transportation infrastructure; Tax provisions in the bill.


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