Sigo, Shelly; DeSue, Tedra; Vadum, Matthew
March 2003
Bond Buyer;3/27/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31802, p29
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These are several news articles related to public finance in the Southeast region of the U.S. as of March 27, 2003. The Florida state Senate is reviewing a measure that would permit the use of tolls to back bonds issued within the Florida county where the tolls are collected, instead of just using collections for a specific facility.Georgia governor Sonny Perdue praised lawmakers for their efforts in balancing the multi-billion dollar fiscal 2003 budget. Mississippi state lawmakers are still reviewing a bill that would enable the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau to issue debt and build a multi-million dollar convention center in the state.


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