Mayoral Sacrifice

DeSue, Tedra
January 2002
Bond Buyer;1/31/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31315, p31
Trade Publication
Focuses on the 2002 budget of Atlanta, Georgia expected to be released by the city's mayor Shirley Franklin on January 31, 2002. Announcement of a reduction in her salary by Shirley; Other reductions announced by the mayor; Analysis of the budget presented by Bill Campbell who was the mayor in December 2001; Confidence of rating agency analysts about the city's success in reviving from budget deficits.


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