Group Formed Top Fix N.Y. Authorities

Braun, Martin Z.
April 2004
Bond Buyer;4/13/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31861, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that New York Comptroller, Alan Hevesi and Attorney General Eliot Spitzer announced the formation of a coalition made up of good-government and civic groups to support reform of the state's public authorities in April 2004. Pressure on Governor George Pataki and the Legislature to increase oversight of the agencies; Sale of the state's $39 billion in outstanding state tax-supported debt by its public authorities and its bi-state authorities without voter approval; Overall outstanding debts of the authorities.


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