TITLE

West Virginia's New Governor Targets Unfunded Liabilities

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Emily
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/19/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32052, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin III's announcement during his inaugural address that he will call a special legislative session to discuss the state's unfunded pensions and workers compensation liabilities. Total unfunded liabilities of the state; State Supreme Court's ruling against the proposed bond sales of West Virginia; Manchin's support of the court's decision and the need for voters to endorse the sale.
ACCESSION #
15738738

 

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