Midwest Bond--Watch

Carvlin, Elizabeth; Shields, Yvette
October 2004
Bond Buyer;10/20/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31993, p31
Trade Publication
The article focuses on various financial developments in different states of the United States. Chicago has decided to privatize the Chicago Skyway tollroad and use much of the $1.82 billion cash windfall from the transaction to reduce debt and boost reserves. In an another development Moody's Investors Service In. upgraded to A3 from Baal $65 million of outstanding bonds for the Michigan South Central Power Agency. The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners approved a settlement agreement that will bring in about $14.3 million to recoup cost overruns for the county at bond-funded Paul Brown Stadium, where the National Football League's Cincinnati Bengals play.


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