DALLAS — U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios used a visit on Friday to the site of Dallas’ new bond-financed convention center to highlight the benefits of Build America Bonds in stimulating the North Texas economy in 2009.

Rios was joined at the downtown construction site by executives from local agencies that issued BABs last year, including Mayor Tom Leppert, Dallas Area Rapid Transit executive director Gary Thomas, and Ron Anderson, chief executive officer of Parkland Health and Hospital System.

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