TITLE

Union Flap Stalls High-Speed Rail Bond Bill for the Year

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;9/24/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31477, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issue of labor union and the rail projects in the U.S. Status on the proposal of the labor union on the issuance of taxable tax credit bonds; Finance needed for the development of high speed rail service systems; Improvement of rail corridors.
ACCESSION #
7476301

 

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