Kansas gets go-ahead for highway debt
- NTTA Approves up to $3.75 Billion of Bans for SH-121 Toll Project. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;11/9/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32752, p31
The article reports on the North Texas Tollway Authority's (NTTA) approval to issue up to $3.75 billion of bond anticipation notes on November 19, 2007 and to authorize long-term bonds to take out the Bans within a year to finance the $5 billion State Highway 121 toll project in Dallas. The new...
- Oklahoma Readies Reduced-Size Garvee Issue After a Year of Delays. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;2/27/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31830, p3
Reports that the state of Oklahoma is preparing for the issuance of its Garvee debt program. Support for the Garvees by federal highway funds provided to the state; Governor Brad Henry's lobbying for the state's highway funding bill; Management of the deal by Oppenheim and A.G. Edwards & Sons...
- West Virginia Parkways Agency Pushing for Higher Bond Cap. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/11/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31839, p1
Reports on efforts of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to increase the amount of debt it can issue so it can sell more bonds to accelerate road improvement projects. Permission of issuance of bonds as existing debt is paid off; Plans for a bill that would permit the Parkways Authority to...
- Activists want to do to lease debt what they did to taxes. Berkman, Leslie // Bond Buyer;9/11/97 Supplement California, Vol. 321, p14A
Focuses on activists' attack on California's use of lease-backed bonds. Plan to sponsor initiatives in San Diego and statewide to force voter approval of all forms of state and local debt; Lease revenue bonds in California; Rise of lease debt.
- Oklahoma Reduces Its Debt Amid Spate of Refundings. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;1/23/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31558, p36
Discusses tax-supported debt and refunding bonds issued by the state of Oklahoma to take advantage of interest rates in the U.S. Inclusions in the tax-supported debt; Billion dollar increase in revenue bond issuance in the state; Significance of paying off tax-supported debt.
- Denver Aquarium Bondholders Weigh City Takeover. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;2/6/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31319, p4
Reports on the effect of proposal of Denver, Colorado city to takeover Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities authority on the investors who hold defaulted revenue bonds sold by the facility in 1997 to finance the Ocean Journey aquarium. Proposal of the city for bondholders regarding...
- Bond Contracts Stand at Center of Detroit Airport Dispute. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/11/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31468, p36
Reports the debate on bond contracts and disclosure of the outstanding airport debt by top bond attorneys in Michigan. Vulnerability of the county for liabilities of outstanding debt; Impairment of the contract between the county and the bondholders; Failure of the attorneys and financial...
- Mecklenburg County, N.C., See-Saws Between GO Plans. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;11/25/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31520, p1
Discusses the difference between issuance of general obligation bonds in January 2002 and 2003 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Utilization of proceeds of the bond plan in civil work; Number of authorized and unissued debt from referendum for the year 1999, 2000 and 2002.
- Federal revenues still de rigeur asset for Mexican muni deals. // Asset Securitization Report;9/9/2002, Vol. 2 Issue 35, p26
Reports that Mexican sub-national are depending on federal co-participation revenues to back local bonds. Issuance of public debt; Institutional investors; Master trust set up for coupon payments.