Gaming District's Bond Ability

DeSue, Tedra
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/6/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32355, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports on the legislation introduced by Louisiana Democratic Representative Elcie Guillory to the state Legislature proposing to allow the Calcasieu Parish Gaming Revenue District to issue bonds and other debt. The proposal is aimed at helping the special taxing district to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. The debt could be secured by collections and proceeds from any deals that would be used to build roads, sewer, water, or drainage facilities.


Related Articles

  • Referendum Could Lead to First Alaskan GO Debt in Decades. Finestone, Deborah // Bond Buyer;7/9/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31423, p3 

    Reports the approval of bond bills by governor Tony Knowles in Alaska. Allocation of budget for transportation and education; Commitment of the state to construction and repairs; Increase of taxation rate.

  • Seattle Mayor's Transportation Plan Leans on Tax Hikes to Back Bonds. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;5/25/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32389, p3 

    The article reports on the possibility of issuing up to 150 million-dollars in general obligation bonds in Seattle, Washington. This issuance could happen if Mayor Greg Nickels' proposed tax levy would be approved by voters. According to the mayor's 2006 transportation initiative, a total of 1.8...

  • House Overwhelmingly Approves D.C.'s Fiscal 2005 Spending Plan. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;7/21/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31930, p4 

    Reports on the U.S. House's approval of Washington, D.C.'s spending bill for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2004, which authorizes the city to sell $400 million of general obligation bonds. Federal payment to the city under the bill; Components of the spending plan.

  • Mississippi Lawmakers Pass Three Bills Authorizing $200 Million of Debt. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;4/4/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31608, p4 

    Mississippi lawmakers have approved bills authorizing nearly $200 million of debt for colleges, capital expenses, and a rural economic development program. In another bond bill, the Legislature authorized the sale of about $140 million of GOs for public colleges and universities, community...

  • West Virginia Parkways Agency Pushing for Higher Bond Cap. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/11/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31839, p1 

    Reports on efforts of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to increase the amount of debt it can issue so it can sell more bonds to accelerate road improvement projects. Permission of issuance of bonds as existing debt is paid off; Plans for a bill that would permit the Parkways Authority to...

  • Oklahoma County Seeks to Void Unused Portion of Voter-Approved Bonds. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;11/8/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32006, p36 

    Reports on the plan of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, to ask the state legislature to approve a law allowing cities and counties to void a voter-approved bond issue when proceeds from authorized but unsold bonds are not needed for the specified purpose. Key provisions of the bill; Bond issue which...

  • Will Green Bonds Sprout? Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;5/5/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31877, p1 

    Discusses the prospect of the approval of the proposal for the green bond, the corporate tax bill that contains numerous municipal bond-friendly provisions, in the U.S. Explanation concerning the creation of the green bond proposal of a new category of tax-exempt bonds for large...

  • Bevy of Bond Bills Passed. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;5/12/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32380, p33 

    The article reports on several bond-related bills approved by the Alaska Legislature. One bill would increase the bonding authority of the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank. Another bill authorizes the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority to issue toll revenue bonds and borrow money through the federal...

  • Bulk of California's big bond bills survive legislative deadline. Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;06/11/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30660, p38 

    Reports on the status of various bond-related legislative bills in California, after the June 4, 1999, legislative deadline. Bills which failed and succeeded to pass a single chamber; Projects to be financed by the proposed bond offerings; Key provisions of the bills.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics