Michigan Lawmakers, Officials Clash Over Detroit Airport Oversight Bill

Carvlin, Elizabeth
October 2001
Bond Buyer;10/29/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31253, p37
Trade Publication
Reports on concerns raised by officials of the Detroit, Michigan-based Metro Wayne County Airport for a legislative bill called oversight bill on creation of a board to oversee its operational functioning. Overview of a report presented by the Senate Committee on management of the airport; Possible plans of the airport authority for issuance of multi-million bonds for continuance of its development and construction.


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