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.
Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 18, 2014:
Less and less state and local money for infrastructure:
Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 16, 2014:
Electricity — the nation’s most vital infrastructure:
Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 15, 2014:
— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) July 9, 2014
Moody’s remains negative on higher education:
Moody’s: One in 10 public/private colleges suffering “acute financial distress” due to falling revenues, weak operating performance.
Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 10, 2014:
Important thinking about federal taxation of corporations:
— Barry Ritholtz (@ritholtz) July 9, 2014
State Economic Monitor:
Tax Policy Center- Stat Economic Monitor, July 2014. http://t.co/9Fqnfh8JUf
— Tim Maniccia (@tmaniccia) July 10, 2014
Standard & Poor’s on muniland conditions: