TITLE

Miami Oversight Board Packs It In, Citing Improved Finances

AUTHOR(S)
Sigo, Shelly
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/27/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31292, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on issuance of debts by the financial oversight board in Miami, Florida for the first time after it has suffered with economic crisis. Foundation of the board; ratings given for the board by several ratings agencies; Efforts made by the board in reducing budget deficits; Decline in net bond debt per capita; Possible refunding of the bonds by J.P.Morgan Chase & Co.
ACCESSION #
8635914

 

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