Even with cash infusion, Y2K effort is lagging

Resnick, Amy B.
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/22/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30583, p5
Trade Publication
States that the United States President Bill Clinton Administration will give $63 million to Washington, D.C. to help fix its year 2000 (Y2K) computer problems. Mayor Anthony Williams' concern on the district's small progress in solving Y2K problems.


Related Articles

  • New California JPA hopes to zap Y2K glitch with bonds. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;02/09/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30575, p44 

    Reports on the plan of the California Municipal Information Technology Authority to issue as much as $300 million of tax-exempt debt to pay for Year 2000 fixes. Sale of variable-rate, credit-enhanced debt; Funding of the loan pool.

  • Despite insurance, Y2K may lead to paying-agent problems: S&P. Heaton, Kenneth // Bond Buyer;03/30/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30609, p21 

    Reports that the Year 2000 date conversion problem may lead to paying agent problems on insured bond deals in the United States. Effects of the negative impression that investor will have on trading value; Bond insurers' analysis of the Y2K problem.

  • Y2K glitch won't trigger hospital bond defaults, AHA official says. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;04/01/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30611, p56 

    Reports that the Year 2000 date conversion problem will not trigger hospital bond defaults in the United States. Lack of funding to upgrade information systems, medical devices and physical plants; Financial pressure on hospitals.

  • Y2K Impact. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;09/22/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30731, p8 

    Forecasts the decline of bond issues in the United States in December 1999 due to the Year 2000 date conversion problem. Investors' concerns about the Year 2000 problem.

  • Alabama plans a last-minute deal for Y2K compliance. Reisman, Michael // Bond Buyer;09/24/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30733, p4 

    Reports on Alabama's plans to issue a package of revenue bonds to help the state government address the year 2000 computer problem or Y2K. Ranking of the state in terms of Y2K compliance; Percentage of the state's computer systems capable of recognizing the year 2000; Amount of debt previously...

  • Y2K compliance bonds. Reisman, Michael // Bond Buyer;09/27/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30734, p3A 

    Reports on the plans of Alabama to issue $50 million of bonds to avert a potential technological meltdown due to the Year 2000 date conversion problem.

  • The state of the Y2K problem: It varies, but the stronger credits should do well. Harris, Elizabeth E. // Bond Buyer;11/19/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30524, p9 

    Offers an assessment of how the year 2000 (Y2K) date conversion problem in computer systems will affect bond issues of municipalities and states in the United States. Possibility that variations in approaches to the problem may lead to rating changes and short-term borrowing; Interconnectivity...

  • Investors keep a close watch on issuers' Y2K efforts. Karchmer, Jennifer; Harris, Elizabeth E. // Bond Buyer;05/03/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30632, p6 

    Focuses on investors' concerns over the year 2000 computer date conversion issue compliance of bond issuers in the United States. Avoidance of flawed credits by Elizabeth Howell of Delaware Investments; Solution applied by Stephanie Petersen of Schwab Investment.

  • What will it take to finally harden P-C market? Jaffe, Alfred I. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;01/04/99, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p23 

    Opinion. Comments on the impact of the Year 2000 Millennium Bug on the insurance companies in the United States. Proliferation of investment bonds; Effect of interest rate reduction on the market; Pessimism on the effect on the insurance industry, world economy and year 2000 situation; Year...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics