NAIPFA Urges Bush to Aid Gulf States

Hume, Lynn
September 2005
Bond Buyer;9/20/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32221, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the recommendation of the National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors for U.S. President George W. Bush, the Treasury Department and Congress to adopt several bond measures to help state and local governments victimized by Hurricane Katrina to address pressing financial needs and avoid possible bond defaults. Features of the recommended measures introduced by the association; Agreement of the organization to focus the ingenuity and creativity of the public finance industry on providing meaningful relief; Request for the creation and implementation of a new private-activity bond program to help with economic development in the Gulf region.


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