Tobacco settlement sparks battle for control in Texas

Preston, Darrell
January 1998
Bond Buyer;01/27/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30318, p27
Trade Publication
Focuses on the debate between legislators and local government officials in Texas on who should decide how to spend the settlement funds obtained by the state from its settlement of its lawsuit against the tobacco industry. Total worth of the settlement obtained by Texas; Features of the debate on which levels of government should be paid; Challenge by Dallas County against the attorney general's right to the money.


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