Traditionally Debt-Averse State Unlikely to Bond for OPEBs, or Much Else

Johnson, Matthew
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, Special section p77
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The article provides an overview of the fiscal condition of Idaho. Administrator at the Idaho Division of Financial Management Brad Foltman claims that the state has small unfunded liability which is estimated between 6 and 7 percent. The state's retirement oversight board has canceled a contribution rate increase scheduled to take effect in July 2005. Meanwhile, Governor Dirk Kempthorne has proposed his "Connecting Idaho" plan in 2005.


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