Houston School District Heads to Market with $193 Million GO Sale

Albanese, Elizabeth
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/12/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32048, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Houston Independent School District in Texas has decided to go to the bond market with a US$193 million general obligation deal that marks the third installment from a US$808.6 million authorization approved by voters in 2002. The bonds, which will reach final maturity in 2032, are structured as fixed-rate serials. The deal is also slated to carry private insurance. The offering by the Houston Independent School District will be sold competitively via electronic bidding platform.


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