MuniLand Snaps: May 15

May 15, 2012

The Tax Foundation brings us a map showing that certain states have had much stronger increases in their percentage of wealthy taxpayers than others. North Dakota takes the top spot and is followed by other energy-rich states.

Good Links

St. Louis Fed: Map of failed banks – 2007 to present

Congressman Tom Reed: The Municipal Bond Market Support Act of 2012

Learn Bonds: The safety of state bonds: A historical perspective

The Times-Picayune: Louisiana is the world’s prison capital

Bond Buyer: Missouri nixes tolls on I-70

NYT: New York City Council to vet depository banks for social responsibility

WSJ: New York City explores privatizing its parking meters

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