Casino action speeds up Mississippi road bond issues

McEntee, Christopher
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/19/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30334, p28
Trade Publication
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.


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