TITLE

Alaska Legislature Begins Special Session to Address Budget, GOs

AUTHOR(S)
Saskal, Rich
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/22/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31910, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the commencement of a special session aimed at resolving the states' structural budget deficit by lawmakers in Alaska. Initiative of Governor Frank Murkowski to introduce a proposal to reform the state's Permanent Fund; Benefit of the special session for the lawmakers to revive general obligation bond proposals that failed to make it out of the Legislature; Issuance of a news release encouraging lawmakers and the governor to approve a transportation bond by Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich.
ACCESSION #
13576710

 

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