Lake Oswego, Ore. Voters to Weigh $85 Million for School Improvements
- Statewide Property Tax Still Part of N.H. School Funding Plan. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;01/23/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31062, p6
Reports the plans of Governor Jeanne Shaheen to include property tax to the public school funding plan in New Hampshire. Account of the court ruling on statewide property tax; Announcement of the school funding plan of Shaheen; Appointment of a commission to study the school funding crisis;...
- Proposed Changes Seen Altering Arkansas Bond Market. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;4/10/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31612, p3
Reports on a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the state to assume all of the outstanding debt of school districts. Imposition of statewide property tax; Sale of Arkansas school bond issues; Decision on the local control of school districts on the facilities.
- Californians warned of future tax hikes. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;02/14/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30828, p1A
Focuses on the initiative to lower voter threshold required for local school bonds approval in California. Potential impact on property taxes and local fiscal costs; Drop in support for the move based on a poll by the Public Policy Institute of California; Identification of schools as the most...
- Santa Fe Schools Win GOs, Tax for Construction Projects. Victory, Darren // Bond Buyer;2/7/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31320, p26
Reports that voters of Santa Fe, New Mexico have approved Public School District's $45 million of general obligation bonds and the continuation of property tax to help finance district's construction projects. Areas that will be financed by bond proceeds; Comments of Gina Hickman, chief...
- Bedford, N.Y., Schools Selling $30M in Debt. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;11/7/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32854, p6
Reports on the sale of thirty million dollars of tax-exempt bonds by the Bedford Central School District to help finance its ongoing capital campaign in New York. Modernization of school facilities; Prediction of growth in their high school student population; Reliance of the school to property...
- This time, California may raise taxes. Van Slambrouck, Paul // Christian Science Monitor;11/22/99, Vol. 91 Issue 249, p2
Reports on an initiative to place a question on California ballots that would make it easier to raise local property taxes to pay for school bonds. The issue as a reversal of government taxation policy in California.
- Student-Free Texas School District Plans $74M Bond Election. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;9/15/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32218, p6
Reports on the plans of the state-appointed trustees of Wilmer-Hutchins Independent School District to hold an election before the end of 2005 to seek approval for the proposed 74 million dollar bond package in Dallas County, Texas. Increase in property taxes; Financial performance of the school...
- Indianapolis Begins 'Historic' Mission to Upgrade Its Schools. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;8/23/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31209, p3
Reports the financing plans of Indianapolis Public Schools for upgrading school facilities in Indiana. Accounts on selling school bonds; Partnership with local business leaders; Increase in property tax for the bonds; Plans for alternative funding options.
- Texas' Humble ISD Heads to Market With $122M Offering. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;1/24/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32304, p26
The article reports that the Humble Independent School District in Texas is issuing on January 24, 2006 general obligation bonds through the iDeal's Parity electronic bidding system. The final maturity date of the bonds was set to the year 2030 to take advantage of historically low rates and to...