New Mexico Democrats Redraw Roadmap for Bond Issuers

Williamson, Richard
April 2003
Bond Buyer;4/21/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31618, p44
Trade Publication
With Democrats firmly in control of the legislative and executive branches, New Mexico is changing its approach to public debt by loosening restrictions on some bond issuers while channeling funds from others toward critical needs. Governor Bill Richardson, one of the nation's most powerful Democrats, has signed every bill relating to bonds that has come to him from the legislative session. Taking office with education and public health as his top priorities, Richardson also signed bills that will allow schools and hospitals greater flexibility in issuing debt.


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