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Leasing Pike may pay off, but at cost

Lawmakers cautious of a quick debt fix

By Noah Bierman
Globe Staff / December 3, 2008

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Private investors from Australia and Spain paid the City of Chicago $1.83 billion for a 99-year lease on a toll bridge three years ago. The State of Indiana took in $3.8 billion for its main toll route. Governors in New York and Florida, desperate for cash, are considering similar deals. (Full article: 992 words)

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