TITLE

Bonding Program for Rail Looking Unlikely, Lobbyists Say

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;9/15/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31719, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10850174

 

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