Judge Raps Lafayette, LA., on Bonds

Haugsted, Linda
March 2005
Multichannel News;3/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p8
Reports on the decision of a state judge on the use of bond proceeds by the City-Parish Council Lafayette, Louisiana to fund the building of a broadband plant without a public vote, as of March 2005. Percentage of potential customers who would prefer a municipal service over commercial providers; Plans of the council for issuing bonds to fund the project; Reason of BellSouth for filing the lawsuit against the council.


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