Missouri Battles Over Tobacco Deal

Shields, Yvette
February 2003
Bond Buyer;2/6/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31568, p1
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Reports on the Missouri official's review of a proposal from Republican legislators which permits governor Bob Holden to sell multi-million dollar tobacco bonds. Plans by the governor to close a budget gap from the sale proceeds of bonds; Holden's warning to lawmakers regarding funding cuts if his plan was not approved; Reaction of Republicans towards Holden's plans.


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