Mississippi Lawmakers Locked Over Bonds; Barbour Might Veto

Sigo, Shelly
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/22/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32015, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the debate among lawmakers concerning a bond bill in Mississippi. Provision of the bill that a percentage of construction contracts from most of the bond-funded projects must go to minority firms; Appointment of a joint conference committee that will resolve the differences; Possibility that governor Haley Barbour will veto the bill.


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