D.C. Mayor Calls for Library Bonds; Tobacco Deal Advances

Vadum, Mattew
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32373, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the new proposal unveiled by District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams to issue tax-exempt revenue bonds for public library projects. All series of the revenue bonds in tax-exempt debt and in taxable debt have received investment-grade underlying bond ratings and are expected to be insured by Financial Guaranty Insurance Co. The gross receipts tax was made specifically to help finance stadium construction.


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