Rhode Island to Put $391 Million of Bonds Before Voters

September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/16/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31970, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of Rhode Island to bring a big bond referendum package before voters. Requirement of the state's constitution that voters approve all debt issued for maturities beyond one year; Hope of the officials at the University of Rhode Island for voters to support projects for the school; Statement of the Andrea Hopkins, assistant vice president of the university, regarding the need for the infrastructures.


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