MuniLand Snaps: July 27

July 27, 2012

Marquette Associates has a very interesting chart of the week showing how state and local government budget cuts are a drag on GDP.

MuniLand Snaps: July 26

July 26, 2012

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

MuniLand Snaps: July 25

July 25, 2012

MuniLand Snaps: July 24

July 24, 2012

An interesting, on-the-ground look at the bankrupt city of Vallejo, California (via the Huffington Post).

MuniLand Snaps: July 20

July 20, 2012

MuniLand Snaps: July 18

July 18, 2012

Interesting map from the Tax Foundation on state income tax brackets.

Good Links

Hamilton Place: A Storify of Ben Bernanke’s testimony yesterday

Davis Polk: Dodd-Frank Two-Year Anniversary Progress Report

State Budget Crisis Task Force: Report on the state budget crisis

Bond Buyer: MSRB’s Polsky, but no SEC official, to testify at House panel muni hearing

MuniLand Snaps: July 17

July 17, 2012

Daniel Solender of Lord Abbott gives a good overview of the municipal bond market.

MuniLand Snaps: July 16

July 16, 2012

Public service announcement from the New York City Department of Transportation: Come take part in the fifth annual Summer Streets! On Aug. 4, 11 and 18 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets will be opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike.

MuniLand Snaps: July 13

July 13, 2012

I’m on the radio! Thanks to Pat Morrison of Southern California Public Radio KPCC for inviting me to a roundtable on how the San Bernardino bankruptcy is looking much worse than Stockton’s.