GO Zone Priorities Questioned

DeSue, Tedra
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/17/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32322, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the concerns of legislators about the Gulf Opportunity Zone legislation in Louisiana. Francis Heitmeier expresses concern on the application requesting 40 million dollar of private-activity bonds for an office complex and parking garage. Joe McPherson stresses that the legislation must be allocated for business retention and housing construction for those affected with Hurricane Katrina.


Related Articles

  • Proposed $1.2B teaching hospital stirs opposition. Webster, Richard A. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/14/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p6 

    The article reports on the refusal of opposition legislators to the propose $1.2 billion teaching hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. According to Senator David Vitter that he was concerned on the rush of the state to rebuild a big Charity Hospital without redesigning and improving its health...

  • THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT.  // Bond Buyer;2/24/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31578, p34 

    Presents an overview of various laws and legislation related to bond market in the U.S. Provisions of U.S. President George W. Bush's economic stimulus plan; Developments related to America's Better Classrooms Act of 2003; Provisions of National Defense Rail Act.

  • Bill Would Expand IDB Financings, Allow Bank Deductibility on Issues. Duff, Susanna // Bond Buyer;2/27/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31582, p5 

    Reports on the introduction of a tax legislation in the U.S. House as of February 2003, that would allow more facilities to be financed with industrial development bonds and apply bank deductibility to such bonds on a limited basis. Provisions of the bill; Person who introduced the bill; Impact...

  • In West Virginia, Two Bond Bills Move Forward. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/28/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31583, p4 

    Reports on the approval of two bond-related proposals by West Viginia's House Finance Committee on February 26, 2003. Provisions of the proposals; Estimated outlay of the proposals; Last day of the legislature's regular session.

  • Bill Could Give Harris Country, Tex., Role in Galveston Bridge. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;3/17/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31594, p7 

    Reports on a legislative bill to give commissioners of Harris County, Texas the authority to issue bonds secured by a number of revenue sources. Provisions under the bill; Implications of the approval of the bill for the county; Senator who introduced the bill.

  • West Virginia's Pension Plan Gets New Lease on Life With Resolution. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/26/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31801, p32 

    Analyzes the impact of a resolution passed by West Virginia-based lawmakers on the sale of pension bonds. Factors that led the administration to revive the proposal; Likely interest rate on sale according to lead underwriter; Significance of the bond sale for the state.

  • Oregon Bill For $400M In Bonds Set. Finestone, Deborah // Bond Buyer;6/28/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31170, p1 

    Reports on the decision of Oregon governor John Kitzhaber to sign a bill that authorizes sale of bonds for road improvements. Sponsor of the bill; Information regarding date of issue of bills; Disapproval to the proposal of increasing gas taxes to fund transportation projects.

  • State Senate Passes Bill Authorizing Up to $6 Billion in Transport Debt. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;2/19/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31327, p5 

    Reports that the Virginia Senate has approved legislation authorizing the issuance of up to $6 billion in bonds for transportation projects in the eastern part of the state. Significance of the bill for state voters; Provision in the bill related to the utilization of revenues from the bonds;...

  • THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT.  // Bond Buyer;3/25/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31351, p34 

    Presents a chart depicting the bond buyer legislative status in the U.S. Use of mortgage prepayments by housing agencies; Issuance of tax-exempt governmental bonds to finance a professional sports stadium; Eligibility of the people to participate in mortgage revenue bond programs.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics