Detroit School Debt Bill

Carvlin, Elizabeth
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/21/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32407, p35
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The article reports on Representative LaMar Lemmons' introduction of a measure that would require Michigan to assume the debt for about 200 million dollar of bonds issued for the Detroit Public Schools. The schools were run by a state-imposed reform board. Lemmons proposed the use of gaming revenues to repay the debt.


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