Illinois County Official Wants Competitive Bidding Mandatory for State Deals

Shields, Yvette
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/22/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32095, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that state attorney Joe Birkett will push for legislation requiring all major bond deals by Illinois and its various agencies to be competitively bid. Schedule of Birkett to hold a news conference to call for the return to competitive bond sales; Expectation for the state Toll Highway Authority to sell new debt under a 10--year overhaul of toll roads; Aim of Birkett that all of the state's general obligation and sales tax backed bonds be sold competitively along with the debt from agencies such as the autonomous toll authority.


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