Congress urged to keep bonds tax-exempt after deregulation

Kinnander, Ola
January 1999
Bond Buyer;01/13/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30557, p5
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Reports that state and local governments in the United States increased pressure on the US Congress to protect the tax-exempt status of public power bonds if the federal government restructures the electricity industry. List of groups representing states and municipalities that are pressuring the US Congress to protect the tax-exempt status of electric industry bonds.


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