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DiNapoli Announces Sale of General Obligation Bonds

Competitive Offering to Feature Tax-Exempt Bonds

March 8, 2019

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the details of the competitive sale scheduled for March 13 of tax-exempt New York State General Obligation bonds. The state expects to sell $115.7 million for new money transportation, education and environmental purposes.

The net proceeds of the Series 2019A Tax-Exempt Bonds will finance projects authorized by the following voter-approved bond acts: Environmental Quality (1972), Environmental Quality (1986), Clean Water/Clean Air (1996), Rebuild and Renew New York Transportation (2005) and Smart Schools (2014). The Series 2019A Tax-Exempt Bonds will mature over nine years.

The bonds will be awarded pursuant to electronic competitive bidding to be held via BiDCOMP/Parity on behalf of the Comptroller of the State of New York on March 13, 2019, as set forth in the Notice of Sale published in The Bond Buyer on March 8, 2019. The bonds will be dated the date of delivery, expected to be March 21.

A copy of the Preliminary Official Statement is available here:

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