MuniLand Snaps: July 26

July 26, 2012

Peter Hayes of BlackRock gives a good overview of the current state of muniland (Hattip Learnbonds).

Good Links

NASBO: Pension accounting reforms regarding the use of discount rates

BlackRock: $55 billion – amount closed in budget gaps by 31 states for FY 2013

Manhattan Institute Public-sector unions’ money machine

LAT: Bankrupt cities? Don’t blame unions

Reuters: Economy, budget woes threaten non-profit hospitals – Moody’s

MTA: Budget remains balanced, but long-term challenges persist

City of Harrisburg: City completes and releases 2009 audit of city finances

Times-Tribune: Scranton Composite Pension Board tables city request for $16 million loan

Bond Buyer: MSRB eyes muni angle for Libor mess

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