Longer Fuel-Tax Bonds

DeSue, Tedra
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/22/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32408, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports that Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco has signed into law a bill that will extend the time during which the state could issue bonds secured by a four-cent fuel tax for certain transportation projects. Other legislative bills approved during the 2006 legislative session include the authority for Orleans Parish residents to vote in November on consolidating assessor offices. Meanwhile, Louisiana will cease issuing debt backed by the tax by January 1, 2010.


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