Build America, Eff Yeah! U.S. Treasurer to Visit Convention Center Hotel Site Tomorrow.
|No, this is not the same picture we've run before. Merten's got a ton of them for his coffee-table book.|
Rios is coming to town to see how the city's spending the Build America Bonds that are being used, for the most part, to finance construction of the $479-million-ish Omni downtown. (Of that price tag, the Build America Bonds are covering $386 million.) According to Heinbaugh, "At least seven North Texas governments and agencies have issued nearly $3 billion in Build America Bonds," among them DART, Parkland, the North Texas Tollway Authority and the North Texas Municipal Water District.