MuniLand Snaps: March 26, 2012
Bloomberg: China’s central bank may grade local governments’ creditworthiness
CBO: Federal budget outlook and aid to states
Hightower Lowdown: Post Office is not broke — and it hasn’t taken any tax money since 1971
Bloomberg: Jonathan Weil dissects the new state integrity index and finds it wanting
NYT: Estimated cost of federal tax preferences in 2013: $38 billion for muni bonds
Bloomberg: Universities tap the corporate bond market for long-dated bonds
Dealbreaker: Why can’t California find any underwriters that haven’t repeatedly defrauded it?
NYFed: The stability of upstate New York’s housing markets during the recession
WPRI.com: Should Rhode Island put everyone into the state pension plan?
Arizona Republic: Nice roundup of Arizona’s muniland
BlackRock: Muni fundamentals look good; expect some credit stories to make headlines