TITLE

Bill Would Allow $400M a Year in School Bonds

AUTHOR(S)
McConnell, Alison L.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/20/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32342, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the introduction of a bill that would allow U.S. school districts to issue as much as $400 million tax-credit bonds to finance the construction of new classrooms. The Expand and Rebuild America's Schools Act of 2006 was introduced by Representative Loretta Sanchez. bill will augment the existing Qualified Zone Academy Bond program which allows the annual issuance of tax-credit bonds to the renovation and repair of existing school facilities.
ACCESSION #
20255861

 

Related Articles

  • Tax-Credit Bond Bills for Schools in Works. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;02/13/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31076, p4 

    Focuses on United States Representative Loretta Sanchez's introduction of a bill that authorizes millions of dollars in tax-credit bonds for school construction over a two year period. Senator Tim Johnson's plan to allow millions of dollars in tax-credit bonds to be used for school construction...

  • Goddard GO Vote. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;6/8/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31900, p27 

    Reports that the Goddard School District in Sedgwick County, Kansas is seeking voter authority to issue general obligation bonds to build an elementary school and expand others. Issue on the ruling by Shawnee County District Court Judge Terry Bullock that the state's school funding formula was...

  • Texas House OKs Money to Equalize School Finance, Escape 'Robin Hood'. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;05/07/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31133, p3 

    Reports on Texas House of Representatives' approval of a bill that would address inequality in the current state school finance formula by dispersing $1.2 billion to property-poor school districts and allowing wealthy districts to keep more of their tax revenue. Arguments expressed by...

  • Wyoming ready to begin talks on controversial school funding bill. Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;01/27/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30566, p5 

    States that the Wyoming House of Representatives will start the debate on a legislation that will give additional state funds to local school districts. Concerns on the `unconstitutionality' of the state's educational system.

  • N.Y. lawmaker pitches increased reimbursements to local school districts. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;11/03/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30513, p5 

    Focuses on the enhanced reimbursement program proposed by a New York Assemblyman Steven Sanders to relieve most local school districts of their debt burden and jump-start renovations and construction for public schools in the state. Terms of the proposal; Implications for bond issues; Basis for...

  • New law leaves Cross Roads without an election. Hannigan, Michael V. // Malakoff News (TX);8/3/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 31, p1A 

    The article reports on school finance reform legislation passed by the Texas Legislature in 2006 and its effects on the Cross Roads school district in Texas in August 2007.

  • Texas school districts fight for authority over funding. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;03/12/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30349, p29 

    Reports on the efforts of school districts in Texas to fight for authority over education funding in the state legislature. Issue on whether to increase funding for the $200 million school facilities funding program implemented in the fall of 1997; Factors to be considered by districts when...

  • Schools join suit.  // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);12/14/2011, Vol. 109 Issue 36, p4A 

    The author reflects on the collaboration of Hays County Independent School District (CISD) with a group of school districts in suing over the shabby and inequitable system of funding schools of Texas.

  • Sanchez has chance of beating B-1 Bob Dornan. Knight, Niki // Lesbian News;Oct96, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p35 

    Reports that Loretta Sanchez, a pro-gay Democratic Latina businesswoman, has a chance of defeating Congressman Bob Dornan, in the 1996 46th Congressional District in California. Borders of the 46th District; Comment that Dornan has become a national joke known as `B-1 Bob.'

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics