TITLE

Two dilapidated school districts scramble after referendums fail

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, Andrew
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;04/28/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30629, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of school districts in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Des Moines, Iowa to gain financing support following the failure of a voters' referendum on increasing funds. Rejection of a sales-tax increase proposal to boost school funding in Des Moines; Delays in the capital improvements in Grand Rapids.
ACCESSION #
1804779

 

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