Rival Bond Proposals Raise Oklahoma Ire

Watts, Jim
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/11/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32088, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the comments of the Oklahoma legislature regarding the proponents of competing multimillion dollar higher education bond packages. Remarks of Scott Meacham, state finance director, on the higher education bond package proposed by house speaker Todd Hiett; Purpose of the bonds; Violation of the low-interest loan fund in the House bill.


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