Rescued by Revenue Debt?

Finestone, Deborah
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/24/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31063, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on two bills being considered in the California Legislature that carry with them the potential for several billions of dollars in revenue bonds to be sold by the state. Provisions of a bill authorizing the Department of Water Resources to sell revenue bonds to purchase power and sell it to utilities at a cost; Provisions of a bill by Senate president pro tempore John Burton that would create a power authority.


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