Arkansas Lawmakers Offer Tobacco Bond Bill at Special Session

Albanese, Elizabeth
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/6/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32355, p4
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The article reports on the agreement of Arkansas lawmakers to a legislation adding 132.5 million dollars to the state's public education budget. The legislators also received committee approval for tobacco bond issuance. Representative Daryl Pace, authored House Bill 1021 and has gained 86 House sponsors and 28 Senate sponsors guaranteeing the passage of the legislation. The bill is awaiting approval from Congress and Governor Mike Huckabee's signature.


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