Key Virginia Lawmaker Slashes Road Bond Proposal
- Virginia GOP Lawmakers Unveil $5B Transportation Bond Plan. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;9/15/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31969, p6
The article reports that Virginia would issue $5 billion in revenue bonds for new transportation projects over a decade backed by tax collected on insurance premiums if a new proposal unveiled yesterday by Republican lawmakers wins approval from the General Assembly in next year's legislative...
- Virginia Republican Gives Up on Transportation Bond Plan. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;1/26/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32057, p3
This article reports that Virginia House Appropriations Committee chairman Vincent F. Callahan has dropped his proposal that the state issue revenue bonds backed by insurance premium taxes to help finance transportation programs. With Callahan's bond proposal now out of the picture, there are...
- Volume Down by Almost Half as Issuers Ready $5 Billion. Scarchilli, Michael; Posner, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/2/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32599, p7
The article reports on the $5 billion projected volume settling in the primary market after a massive general obligation (GO) refunding in the U.S. Georgia is scheduled to sell almost $600 million of GO in three series. It says that the bonds will be issued through the Georgia State Financing...
- Triple-A Rated Georgia Sets Mostly Tax-Exempt $103M Deal. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;10/7/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32234, p3
Reports that the state of Georgia will wrap up its bond deals for the year 2005 with a general obligation offering that will consist of five-year bonds. Structure of the triple-A debt that the state will issue; Lead bond counsel and financial adviser of the deal; Purpose of the bond issuance.
- Rhode Island Readies $93 Million GO Sale for Highway Improvements. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;10/26/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32246, p36
Reports on the anticipated issuance of new general obligation debt by the state of Rhode Island. Amount involved in the debt issuance; Aim of the initiative to raise funding for the highway improvement program; Bond counsel of the transaction.
- Pennsylvania Readies $600 Million, Including $50M for Growing Greener. O'Brien, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;11/15/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32259, p40
Reports on the impending sale of general obligation bonds by the government of Pennsylvania for its Growing Greener II environmental preservation program. Total amount of bonds to be issued; Financial adviser on the upcoming deal; Rating of the state's general obligation debt.
- LOUISIANA: State to Buy VR Dome Debt. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;4/24/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32864, p9
The article reports on the plan of Louisiana that has been approved by the Legislative Joint Budget Committee and the State Bond Commission. The state's plan to buy $238 million of variable-rate debt issued in 2006 by the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District has been approved by Bond...
- Michigan Says Payments Will Be Met, Even Without Budget. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;9/28/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32723, p3
The article reports on the issues that the state of Michigan would continue making debt payments even without a new budget in place by the October 1, 2007 start of the fiscal year, according to analysts and officials. According to the report, the state has $1.6 billion of outstanding general...
- Vermont, Newly Upgraded by Moody's, Gets Ready to Issue $30 Million of GOs. Stark, Jonna // Bond Buyer;2/12/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32566, p29
The article reports that Vermont will competitively sell $30 million of general obligation bonds to fund a variety of building, education, agriculture, and safety projects for the state. The $ 30 million will be used for various state projects, including $9.7 million for state buildings, $3.1...