Fla.s Bush to Call Special Session for Post-Hurricane Questions

Sigo, Shelly
October 2004
Bond Buyer;10/6/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31984, p36
Trade Publication
Reports on the request for a special session of the Legislature in December by Governor Jeb Bush in Florida. Discussion of post-hurricane issues; Need for lowering property taxes for homes damaged by the storms; Purchase for purchasing power lines to prevent massive electrical power outages.


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