Ark. Lawmakers Seek to Knock Tobacco Plan From Ballot

Albanese, Elizabeth
September 2000
Bond Buyer;09/14/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30975, p4
Trade Publication
Reports the lawsuit filed against Governor Mike Huckabee by the Black Legislators Caucus regarding the tobacco settlement payment bill in Arkansas. Effect of the settlement payments on bond sales for research facilities; Call to invalidate the proposed act for spending the tobacco money; Overview of other lawsuits filed against Huckabee.


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