The District Strikes Back

Vadum, Matthew
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/04/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31050, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the expected capital revival in Washington, D.C. in 2001. Strengthening of the local economy; Probable return to home rule; Pending tobacco and tax-increment financing bond deals.


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