Virginia Lawmakers Seek More Bonding for Higher Ed Facilities

Vadum, Matthew
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/18/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32051, p36
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Reports on the proposal of the lawmakers to issue additional bonds for projects at higher education facilities in Virginia. Sale of bonds for college dormitories; Consideration of the revenue bonds as a tax-supported debt and would be issued by the individual universities and colleges; Need for obtaining the consent of the General Assembly before issuing debt for capital projects.


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