Atlanta's New Budget May Not Survive New Mayor

DeSue, Tedra
December 2001
Bond Buyer;12/06/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31279, p3
Trade Publication
Discusses expected changes in the City Council budget of Atlanta, Georgia, by the state's mayor Shirley Franklin. Projects for which the city is expected to step up borrowings; Multi-million dollar shortfall in revenue; Total value of the budget that needs to be balanced.


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