TITLE

Swaps May Be Key to Louisiana Relief

AUTHOR(S)
deSue, Tedra
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/16/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32404, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the attractiveness of swaps for funding recovery efforts for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Louisiana. Funding the recovery effort for these disasters with bonds could cause the state to exceed its debt limit in five years or less. This concern has forced officials to examine other ways to keep borrowing costs low.
ACCESSION #
21319267

 

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