TITLE

Embattled Detroit Schools Go It Alone in GO Deal

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, Andrew
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;02/23/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30584, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on plans by the Detroit Public School District in Michigan to issue limited-tax general obligation bonds in 1999. Public school board's conflict with Michigan Governor John Engler over control of the school system; Use of proceeds from the bond issue to refinance leases for energy conservation equipment; District's earning of its investment-grade rating.
ACCESSION #
1588806

 

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