DeLay's Metro Anti-Legacy

Albanese, Elizabeth
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/11/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32358, p27
Trade Publication
The article reports that Republican Representative Tom DeLay, who will leave the political office, will be remembered in the municipal market for his disapproval to federal funding for a starter rail line in Houston, Texas. He wrote a clause in the 2001 federal transportation appropriations bill preventing the utilization of taxes on the Metro project.


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