This Week's Poll

Should the state sell another bond to support the construction of affordable housing?

Yes, the benefits outweigh state indebtedness 80% | 673 votes
No, the state must not take on any more debt 19% | 156 votes
I don't know 2% | 14 votes
Posted 3/18/12

The General Assembly is again considering putting a question on the fall ballot authorizing the selling of a bond to support the construction of affordable housing.

The last such $50 bond leveraged many times its value in private investment and helped create much-needed affordable housing in the state.

But given the dire straits the state is in, should it be taking on more debt, no matter how noble the cause?

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