Another Toll Lease Weighed

Shields, Yvette
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32373, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on the announcement of Governor Rod Blagojevich to consider leasing Illinois' toll way system last April 2006. The lease was to be made to produce additional funds in position of raising the sales or income taxes of the state. The governor's comments came short of an instant endorsement of privatizing the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. The privatization was considered a potential revenue stream in the coming years.


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