Obscure USDA Program Produces Bumper Crop of Rural Deals

Kinnander, Ola
June 2000
Bond Buyer;06/23/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30919, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the increased demand for a 25-year old federal program that authorizes the United States Department of Agriculture to buy tax-exempt bonds from rural localities. Factors contributing to the increased popularity of the bond program; Amount appropriated by Congress for the agency to make loans and grants to rural non-profit entities.


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