Wisconsin's Doyle Offers $49.4B Plan

Shields, Yvette
February 2003
Bond Buyer;2/20/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31576, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the billion dollar budgetary plan proposed by Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle as a step towards tobacco settlement debt. Significance of the general obligation restructuring bonds authorized in the budget for the state; Proposed cuts in the budget advocated by Doyle; Credit rating given by various rating agencies to the state.


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