Rendell Calls for Bonds to Back Research Fund

O'Brien, Elizabeth
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/9/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32316, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the creation of the Jonas Salk Legacy Fund, a proposal made by Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell to secure tobacco settlement payments to support biomedical research. The Salk Legacy Fund will build top facilities and attract top researchers. According to the governor that in order for the proposal plan to succeed, the legislature must approve the creation of a special entity to issue bonds and change the way tobacco settlement revenue is allocated.


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