Louisiana's U.S. Senate Hopefuls Benefit From Bond Industry

DeSue, Tedra
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/5/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31941, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on the campaign finance reports of candidates for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Contribution of people in the municipal finance business in the campaign funds; Limitations of the contributions by broker-dealers; Ranking of John Kennedy as the candidate with the highest funds.


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