West Virginia Governor's First Budget Features No Bonds

McConnell, Alison L.
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/11/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32069, p37
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Reports on the amount of the proposed fiscal 2006 state budget by West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin. Elimination of the state's August sales tax holiday and severance taxes for companies in the plan; Share of funding provided for elementary and secondary education; Plan to hold a referendum on the pension bond amendment.


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