Supreme Court Rules Missouri Localities Can't Provide Telecom Services

Sanchez, Humberto
March 2004
Bond Buyer;3/25/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31849, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that negated a Missouri state law preventing its municipalities from providing telecommunications services. Statement from the American Public Power Association general counsel Richard Geltman regarding the decision of the Supreme Court; Interest of public power utilities in offering telecommunications services; Issue concerning the 2002 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals that sided with a group of Missouri municipalities seeking the ability to provide telephone, cable, and Internet services.


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