Farewell to MuniLand

By Cate Long
July 23, 2014

Readers, this is my last column. I wanted to thank my readers and the team at Reuters for a truly great ride. I’ve been covering municipal securities, market structure, pensions and bankruptcy for over three years. There have been a lot of big changes in America as the country seeks to recover from the global financial crisis. The crisis affected state and local governments by slowing revenues and investment in infrastructure. I don’t see this changing in the near term.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 18, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 18, 2014:

Less and less state and local money for infrastructure:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 17, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 17, 2014:

Uneven job growth across the country:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 16, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 16, 2014:

Electricity — the nation’s most vital infrastructure:

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By Cate Long
July 15, 2014

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Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 14, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 14, 2014:

Good news:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 10, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 10, 2014:

Important thinking about federal taxation of corporations:

State Economic Monitor:

 

Standard & Poor’s on muniland conditions:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 9, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 9, 2014:

Bad news for federal revenues:

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By Cate Long
July 8, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 8, 2014:

The ongoing question of whether Congress will change the municipal bond tax exemption:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 7, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 7, 2014: