Trends in the Region: To Stay AAA, Virginia Finance Chief Wants to Get Aggressive

Vadum, Matthew
February 2002
Bond Buyer;2/7/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31320, p28
Trade Publication
Focuses on efforts of Virginia's finance secretary John M. Bennett to deal with state's financial problems in order to maintain its triple-A general obligation bond ratings. Efforts to rebalance state's budget; Bennett's comments on the significance of tax-exempt bonds in helping the state meet its education and infrastructure needs; Legislation approved by the Virginia Senate to issue $1.4 billion in tax-exempt debt.


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