Virginia Governor Urges Support Of Upcoming Bond Referendums

Vadum, Matthew
May 2002
Bond Buyer;5/8/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31382, p1
Trade Publication
Reports the support of governor Mark R. Warner on the regional transportation bond referendums in Virginia. Proposal of sales tax increase; Enhancement of the economic powerhouse regions; Complaints of the local businesses and community leaders.


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