Illinois Senator Recommends Toll Reform Referendum

Shields, Yvette
December 2000
Bond Buyer;12/07/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31032, p3
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Reports on the reformation of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. Hearings on toll reform; Plan to issue general obligation bonds to retire toll-backed debt issued by the authority.


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