MuniLand Snaps: August 1

August 1, 2012

Hat tip: Business Insider.

Good Links

Fiscal Times: 5 percent of Americans spend 50 percent of healthcare dollars

SEC: Report on the municipal securities market

Reuters: SEC seeks more investor protections for U.S. municipal bond market

Bond Buyer: SEC muni report seeks 15 major legislative, regulatory changes

WSJ: SEC seeks controls on muni market

NASRA Issue Brief: Public-pension-plan investment return assumptions

ZeroHedge: On the financial press

Fox News: Unions essentially owned Vallejo’s leaders, whom they helped get elected.

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