Chicago Panel Slows Deal

Shields, Yvette
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32067, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that the general obligation refunding plan of Chicago, Illinois, failed to win committee approval on February 8, 2005, due to opposition from African American and Latino city council members angered over the degree of minority participation in the underwriting team and the inclusion of a firm that allegedly profited from slavery. City's plan to hold a two-day retail order period if the deal is approved; Details of city chief financial officer Dana Levenson's testimony before the committee.


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