MuniLand Snaps: July 23

July 23, 2012

Watch States Plagued by Fiscal Problems, Pension Payments on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

Here’s a deep dive on the fiscal problems of the states and the Volcker-Ravitch report on the state budget crisis from PBS.

Good Links

Stateline: Report: Without major overhauls, state budget crises will linger

Pew Center on the States: Data visualization on the widening gap of pension funding

Fiscal Times: U.S. cities get fleeced in Libor scandal

Reuters: Former Bank of America executive indicted in bid-rigging case

Dow Jones: As big U.S. bond dealers retreat as middlemen, smaller firms step up

SIFMA: Guidance to help municipal underwriters comply with new disclosure requirements

LearnBonds: Municipal-bond state general obligation ratings for all 50 states

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