Topinka vs. Tollway Leases

Shields, Yvette
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/14/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32402, p41
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The article reports on Illinois treasurer and Republican gubernatorial candidate Judy Baar Topinka's plan to block any proposal to lease the state's tollway system if she wins the November general election. Topinka comments on the adverse impact of any privatization deal on suburban commuters. The Illinois Commission on Forecasting and Accountability has selected Credit Suisse Securities to review how much variations on a private toll lease could raise.


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