MuniLand Snaps: May 15
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.
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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Illinois law shifts more of funding burden for retiree health care to recipients bit.ly/IUE665 Could reduce OPEB liability by $9B.
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… Check out NFMA’s Intro to Municipal Bond Credit Analysis – and other upcoming industry conferences tinyurl.com/2dsptds
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