Highly Rated Seattle to Sell $133 Million of GOs Next Week
- Florida Co. Initiative On Track. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;9/21/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32471, p1
The article provides updates on the 25-year finance proposal for infrastructure projects of Orange County, Florida. According to reports, the county commissioners are expected to approve a $2.97 billion budget for fiscal year 2007 as funding for the first year of the project. The infrastructure...
- Illinois task force may urge $12 billion for infrastructure. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;04/29/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30630, p1
Reports on Illinois' plans to borrow $4 billion with general obligation and revenue-backed bonds to help finance a five-year infrastructure program. Securitization of the debt; Other sources of financing for the infrastructure program; Possible increases in administrative fees to support the deal.
- In Speech, N.Y.'s Pataki Strongly Backs Transportation Bond Act. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;10/17/2005, Vol. 854 Issue 32239, p48
Reports that New York Governor George Pataki has endorsed a transportation bond referendum in his first major speech on the measure. Recognition of the importance its passage to the state's future economic growth and financial well-being; Description of the act as a comprehensive and fiscally...
- Minnesota's $1B Bond Package. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;1/15/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32795, p1
The article reports on Gov. Tim Pawlenty's introduction of a $1.09 billion biennial capital bonding plan which includes $225 million fund for bridge construction in Minnesota. It is noted that the plan relies mostly on general obligation borrowing. The new funding is expected to help fund the...
- D.C. Needs Federal Funds for Infrastructure, Say Mayor, CFO. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;6/4/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31898, p45
Reports that the District of Columbia either needs more federal funds or must find a way to expand its tax base to help maintain its infrastructure and services in 2004. Key issues of interest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on public finance and the bond market.
- Pittsburgh Schools Sets $54M While Coping With Tax Limits. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;10/18/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32489, p3
The article reports on the plans of Pittsburgh School District to competitively sell $54 million of general obligation (GO) bonds for infrastructure improvements. The overall plan of the district is to downsize and streamline operations in response to tax limits the state imposed 2006. The...
- Don't bank on it. Mele, Jim // Fleet Owner;Jan2010, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p8
The article discusses the proposal to create a national infrastructure bank (NIB) in the U.S. It notes that the bank would issue bonds and use the proceeds for infrastructure funding. It points out the two major advances of NIB which are the removal of the Federal infrastructure funding from the...
- Texas official: Population will inflate water system needs. Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;03/29/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30608, p7
Reports on the financing of water systems in Texas. Projections on the state's water infrastructure needs by year 2050; Population growth in the state; Use of revenue bonds to fund water projects; Financing tools to lower the cost of water systems; Ratings of bond issues for water systems.
- Lincoln, Neb., Weighing Joint Taxing Authority With Lancaster County. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/16/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31970, p29
Focuses on the plan on the creation of a joint taxing authority with Lancaster County, Pennsylvania by Nebraska. Finance for rising infrastructure costs of the city related to growth; Worth of the failing bond measure; Deficit in the capital financing budget.