Panel OKs tobacco settlement sale

Panel OKs tobacco settlement sale

There are 1 comment on the WBRZ-TV Baton Rouge story from May 8, 2007, titled Panel OKs tobacco settlement sale. In it, WBRZ-TV Baton Rouge reports that:

“We're going to look back and say, 'What in God's name were we thinking,' ”

The state Bond Commission gave approval Monday to selling the rest of the state's tobacco settlement for about $1 billion over the objections of the state treasurer. via WBRZ-TV Baton Rouge

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#1 May 8, 2007
I could not agree with the State Treasurer more. The Blanco Administration should not touch the rest of the Tobacco fund, especially not before accounting for the $3 billion in Road Home Money unaccounted for. Explain to the citizens and legislature where the Raod Home Money went, not ask for more money. Why does LA need this cash now. One Administration should not be able to cash in all the tobacco funds.

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