Prepaid Gas Provision Covers Future Tax-Exempts Only

Ferris, Craig T.
February 2001
Bond Buyer;02/27/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31085, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on United States Senator Frank Murkowski's introduction of a comprehensive energy legislation that would allow state and local governments to issue tax-exempt bonds in the future to purchase prepaid natural gas contracts. Protection of tax-exempt status of bonds of public power utilities; Disappointment for agencies in at least three states that have bonds under audit.


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