MuniLand Snaps: April 19

By Cate Long
April 19, 2012


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Good Links

IFR Asia: Cheiljedang creates the first South Korean muni bond in the U.S.

Bond Buyer: D.C. folks don’t understand munis

Bloomberg: New Jersey voters pass 90 percent of school districts’ budget proposals

Chicago Tribune: Chicago mayor to wait on controversial infrastructure trust vote

Detroit News: Revenue falls faster than Detroit’s spending

Real Reporting.org: Private interests seek to grab Harrisburg’s invaluable water shed for pennies on the dollar

Bond Buyer: IRS action could jeopardize bond’s tax-exempt status

Reuters: BlackRock system won’t compete with bond dealers, CEO says

@Twitter Talk

Richard FloridaRichard Florida  @Richard_Florida US Drought Map – Flowing Data - http://bit.ly/J2sNMr
Modeled BehaviorModeled Behavior  @ModeledBehavior “if you are looking for what you hope will change obesity, healthy food access is probably just wishful thinking.” http://nyti.ms/JmMIoR
mark bergenmark bergen  @mhbergen “Removing entire neighborhoods from the natural evolution of cities is another thing entirely.” http://bit.ly/JmN2Uz
Dean BakerDean Baker  @DeanBaker13 work-sharing, the simple way for states to save money  http://aje.me/JmNiTx
Daniel R. WaltersDaniel R. Walters @WaltersBee Big contrast btwn Assem’s superficial bullet train hearing and Senate’s deep drilling on financial issues raised by LAO, Adults vs. kids
Performance PartnersPerformance Partners  @PublicPerform Cleveland school district revives plans to sell downtown headquarters http://bit.ly/JmMpKF

Muni Market Advisors Muni Market Advisors   @Muni_Mkt_Advis Most important filing: Fairfield, Cal, which declared fiscal emergency mostly to seek special tax increase from voters in Nov

Heidi N. MooreHeidi N. Moore  @moorehn Headline of the day. RT @ABC: Illinois Mega Millions Winner Giggled for Hours http://abcn.ws/Jfowlm

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