Tobacco debt gets small play in South

McEntee, Christopher; Menke, Arthur; Whalen, Robert
April 1999
Bond Buyer;04/05/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30612, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the debate over the sale of bonds backed by tobacco settlement money in the Southern States. Louisiana Treasurer Ken Duncan's proposal to establish a perpetual trust fund for the settlement payments; Florida Governor Jeb Bush's proposal to `lock up' the money in a trust fund to pay for the health care for the state's youngest and oldest citizens.


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