November 29: Muniland Snaps

November 29, 2011


Judith Gold via Bankruptcy reshapes America. States resized to show how many personal bankruptcies per 1,000 residents have been filed.

Good Links

Washington Post: States expect budgetary fallout from supercommittee failure

Bond Buyer: Barney Frank said he plans to write, teach, lecture and divide his time between MA and ME

Bond Buyer: Dealer trade association itchy over new inspection regulations

WSJ: Bond markets closely watching Jefferson County bankruptcy Retail broker adds great municipal bond disclosure service

WSJ: Another Meredith Whitney beatdown

Star Tribune: Minnesota dreams up new tricks for public financing of stadium

Stateline: By 2014 all doctors must use electronic patient records; we’re about 25% there

NPR: Warehousing the mentally ill in Florida Rationing for some cancer drugs under Medicaid

GovTech: Austin medics rush to scene of accident on motorcycles

@Twitter Talk

David Leonhardt @DLeonhardt David Leonhardt   In California, @DavidGCrane looks for “principled and numerate” legislators to solve deficit,

IpreoMuni @IpreoMuni IpreoMuni  Momentum shifts after holiday lows. Here is this week’s muni deal calendar:
NCSL @NCSLorg NCSL  Cyber Monday means $ billions spent & millions of lost revenue for states. Bipartisan Marketplace Fairness Act would correct tax avoidance.
CGR Govistics @Govistics CGR Govistics  Cities spending millions evicting Occupy Wall Street protests while cutting spending on homeless shelters

Corbin Hiar @CorbinHiar Corbin Hiar   Occupy Fairbanks protesters in central Alaska are still camped out in -40 degree weather

stonecircle @stone_circle stonecircle   The Feds Knew: 50 years of fracking-induced earthquakes

Robert Kugel CFA @rdkugelvr Robert Kugel CFA   Shale gas in Europe and America: Fracking here, fracking there | The Economist

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