TITLE

Casino action speeds up Mississippi road bond issues

AUTHOR(S)
McEntee, Christopher
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;02/19/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30334, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Mississippi has issued highway municipal bonds to finance the acceleration of its road-building program. Necessity of the shift in methods; Traffic congestion due to the boom of legalized gambling; Mississippi Bond Commission's competitive bidding of the initial series of bonds in April 1998; Separate programs in which the Department of Transportation is authorized to sell revenue debt.
ACCESSION #
288654

 

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