Mayor Sees More Room to Grow As Inmates Fill Albuquerque Jail

Williamson, Richard
September 2003
Bond Buyer;9/16/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31720, p7
Trade Publication
Focuses on the plans of Martin Chavez, mayor, to expand the Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Use of the revenue bonds in financing the project; Increase on the number of beds; Construction costs.


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