TITLE

Research Dollars in Mind, Oklahoma Mulls Selling Grand River Dam Agency

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Richard
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/3/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31753, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Oklahoma could begin building an endowment for research facilities by privatizing the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA), the state's largest public utility and leading debt issuer. Effect of the sale of the authority on the economy of the GRDA's customer communities; GRDA's two major competitors; Proposal to sell the state insurance fund known as CompSource Oklahoma.
ACCESSION #
11279429

 

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