Outgoing Virginia Governor Pushes $1 Billion Bond Plan for Higher Ed

Vadum, Matthew
January 2002
Bond Buyer;1/11/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31302, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on the proposal of Virginia's Governor James S. Gilmore for state lawmakers to enact higher education bond package. Debate to eliminate budget shortfall for the fiscal year 2002; Aim of the bond to build technologically advanced college campuses.


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