Coloradans May Vote on $10B Water Plan, Including 'Big Straw'

Albanese, Elizabeth
February 2003
Bond Buyer;2/18/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31574, p43
Trade Publication
Reports that voters in Colorado could go to polls in November 2003 to decide a 10 billion dollars revenue bond question that would help finance water projects throughout the state if legislation pending in Denver is passed. Possible issuance of revenue bonds to finance the projects; Overview of a proposal called the Big Straw; Support given by governor Bill Owens to the legislative.


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