TITLE

Big Changes in Illinois?

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/25/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31891, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a proposed bill in Illinois which includes a major debt reform. Sponsorship of the bill by Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan; Proposal of requiring the state to competitively sell a big part of its debt; Proposed restrictions on the total amount of outstanding debt and use of debt to pay for operating needs; Chances of the proposed bill of being approved in the Senate; Negative reactions of state budget officials.
ACCESSION #
13214387

 

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