Guarded Optimism

Shields, Yvette
March 2004
Bond Buyer;3/24/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31848, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the concern of Governor Tom Vilsack on the slow rate of growth of revenue in Iowa. Increase in the collection of taxes in 2004; Assessment of the budget figures.


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