Cook County, Ill., Selling $300M Mix of Variable-Rate Debt

Carvlin, Elizabeth
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/10/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31944, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that Cook County, Illinois will sell $300 million of variable-rate debt on the municipal bond market on August 10, 2004. Uses of the proceeds of the bonds; Investment banks involved in the deal; County credit ratings given by Standard & Poor's Corp. and Moody's Investors Service Inc.


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