TITLE

Senate panel report cites Stephens, Fong meeting

AUTHOR(S)
Meisler, Daniel
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;03/09/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30346, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a US Senate Governmental Affairs Committee study on campaign finance abuses has pinpointed a meeting between California State Treasurer Matt Fong and officials of Stephens Inc. Relationship leading to firm's reappointment to state's underwriting syndicate; Recommendation that investigation be continued by Attorney General Janet Reno or independent counsel; Extent of firm's participation in bond sales.
ACCESSION #
347252

 

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