Illinois' Question: Cuts or GOs?

Shields, Yvette
June 2002
Bond Buyer;6/4/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31400, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the effort of Governor George Ryan to reduce budget deficits in Illinois. Plan to use general obligations bond from tobacco settlement payments; Proposal of state lawmakers to cut jobs; Expectation towards a negative revenue growth.


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