TITLE

Mississippi Lawmakers Wrangle Over Debt During Special Session

AUTHOR(S)
Sigo, Shelly
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/16/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32011, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the Mississippi Legislature is back in special session this week after the Republican-controlled Senate tried to end the session last Friday because the Democrat-controlled House failed to act on a bond bill. The Senate on November 8, 2004, the first day of the special session, passed the bond bill Republican governor Haley Barbour proposed, which would authorize $109 million of general obligation bonds for economic development projects. The House Ways and Means Committee deliberated all last week without sending the bill to the full House for a vote.
ACCESSION #
15113046

 

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