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MuniLand Snaps: June 14

By Cate Long
June 14, 2012

The Tax Foundation gives us a map of state wine taxes. In the number one spot is Alaska, which levies a tax of $2.50 per gallon; Louisiana levies the smallest excise tax at 11 cents per gallon.

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Thomson Reuters News & Insight: Is the momentum against public unions gaining speed?

The Council of State Governments: Updated database on child abuse and neglect statistics

American Society of Civil Engineers: How does each state’s infrastructure measure up?

Bloomberg: Bloomberg captures muni market participants’ reaction to infrastructure study

Refund Transit Coalition: Riding the gravy train: How Wall Street is bankrupting our public transit agencies by profiteering through toxic swap deals

Reuters: Stockton, California very close to bankruptcy and bond defaults

Bond Buyer: Crisis averted as judge rejects challenge to Detroit-Michigan consent agreement

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