D.C. Mayor Defends Rival Ballpark Plans
- Deutsche Bank's $313M D.C. Stadium Plan Is the Frontrunner. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;5/16/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32133, p52
The article reports that Deutsche Bank AG's financing proposal for a District of Columbia baseball stadium that requires the district to sell up to $313 million of tax-exempt bonds is the only financing plan the District Council is seriously considering, but the plan could yet be modified to...
- Mayor: Deutsche Bank Ballpark Plan Not Dead. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;7/7/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32167, p5
Reports on the reaction of District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams for Deutsche Bank's baseball stadium financing proposal. Factors contributing to confusion surrounding the bank proposal; Failure of Linda Cropp, chairman of the District Council, to put the bank's proposal for the council...
- Aide to D.C. Mayor: Agreement Near at Hand to Close Budget Gap. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;9/16/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31471, p5
Reports the agreement of council members and Mayor Anthony A. Williams on eliminating the projected shortfall in the fiscal 2003 budget in Washington D.C. Discussion on the ways to deal with the budgetary hole; Official revenue estimates for fiscal 2003; Approval of district governments's...
- D.C. Mayor to Council: Reverse Tax on Bonds. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;10/28/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31500, p44
Reports on the request of Washington D.C. mayor Anthony A. Williams to the city council for reversing its decision to impose a tax on the interest earned out-of-state tax-exempt bonds.
- Two Private Financing Plans Vie to Fund D.C. Ballpark. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;3/16/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32091, p4
Reports on the certification of two competitive private financing proposals for the planned baseball stadium in Washington D.C. by chief financial officer Natwar M. Gandhi. Aim of the proposals to eliminate or significantly reduce the tax-exempt bonds that the district is authorized to sell to...
- Breakthrough Reached On D.C. Budget. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;05/16/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30892, p1
Reports that District of Columbia council members and Mayor Anthony A. Williams have resolved their differences over the proposed fiscal 2001 budget. Dispute over whether reserve funds could be spent on ongoing district programs; Proposed total budget; Williams' proposed increase in spending.
- ON REGENERATION. Sadek, Jackie // Estates Gazette;11/6/2010, Issue 1044, p50
The author comments on the decision of the councilors of Staines to seriously consider changing the town's name in order to attract more investors in Surrey, England, in November 2010, a move which the Staines Town Society called absurd, nonsense and pretentious.
- D.C. Mayor Willing to Talk Stadium Tax Details With Businesses. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/5/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32005, p40
Reports that District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams vowed to negotiate with local business owners who are unhappy with his proposal to devote a fraction of revenues from a proposed gross receipts tax to unspecified community projects instead of to paying off the bonds that would be issued...
- Ninth-Inning Politics Put D.C. Stadium Deal on Life Support. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;12/16/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32031, p4
The article gives information about the District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams' 100% publicly funded baseball stadium proposal. One day after the District of Columbia Council gutted the Mayor's 100% publicly funded baseball stadium proposal by insisting on private financing for half of the...