TITLE

Competing Tobacco Measures Will Vie for Oregon Votes

AUTHOR(S)
Finestone, Deborah
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;08/24/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30961, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the competing ideas of two measures on Oregon's November 2000 ballot on how the state should spend its share of the national tobacco settlement. Proposal to put the entire settlement into a savings-type trust fund; Use of the interest for social services and for increased health insurance benefits for the uninsured and children.
ACCESSION #
3533034

 

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