NYT: Senate votes down President’s jobs plan
WSJ: Which states will see job growth?
WSJ: With yields so low, is there value in municipal bonds?
WSJ: Cash flows into muni bond funds for 6 of the last 7 weeks
WPRI.com: Rhode Island governor Chaffee disses unions, favors bondholders
Pew Trusts: Philadelphia is the latest city to embark on large-scale school closings
Bloomberg: Margaret Carlson sings an elegy for her hometown of Harrisburg
Star Tribune: Minnesota governor wants overhaul of massive government structure shaped by past Republican administration
Australian Government: Aussies assess the state of their cities
@MillerTabak Michael Pietronico a fairly healthy flow of deals (approximately 7 billion) should hit the municipal market next week – some will prepare for the “roll”
@IpreoMuni IpreoMuni Oct muni vol ends on a solid note – strong showing from CA & IL. Here is nxt wk’s muni deal calendar: bit.ly/obAjfm #muniland
@LaurenYoung Lauren Young Poverty rates up in most U.S. states, cities: Census reut.rs/pkZxZH
@LynnParramore Lynn Parramore Education wisdom. RT @dianeravitch: Merit pay tried again and again since 1920s. Never worked.
@GreatLakesGuy GreatLakesGuy “We have to create a hot urban core, and it is going to happen,”@cavsdan tells The Economist econ.st/p5ezeG #Detroit
@tednesi Ted Nesi COLA freeze = a $13,000 loss of purchasing power after 19 years; teachers w/o SocSec face 42% loss; my post w/ charts: bit.ly/n68nwc
@commoncauseri Common Cause RI Our thoughts on the accessibility and transparency of the pension deliberations. bit.ly/nFGrYq
@munilass Bond Girl Rules Prod US Hospitals to Form Networks bloom.bg/nhJr5D (Looks like hospitals are getting what they wanted with new rules.)
@LachlanMarkay Lachlan Markay The #Solyndra plot thickens bit.ly/nt1tP3
@GreeneBarrett Barrett and Greene Very useful short video on how to find important Fed govt documents using FDsys ow.ly/73iZd