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Tobacco Bonds and Fiscal Gimmickry

Since we last wrote about tobacco bonds, just about a year ago, the threat to traditional cigarette sales from alternative delivery devices such as e-cigarettes has gone from "potential" to "very real." This matters greatly to tobacco bondholders, of course, because these devices are not included in the MSA and may further accelerate the ongoing decline in cigarette sales. Continue

Can a TV Show Impact a City’s Economy?

In the broadest sense, cities that provide the landscape for a television series - or a movie - benefit in both tangible and intangible ways. The increased publicity for and awareness of a city - particularly if portrayed in a positive light - often lead to concrete benefits such as increased tourism, greater economic development opportunities, and perhaps even an influx of residents. Continue

Four Accolades for North Dakota’s Economy

North Dakota just can't seem to keep itself out of the economic headlines these days - but the news bodes well for the Peace Garden State. An influx of residents flocking to the state to reap the benefits of the energy boom has created a ripple effect in the service industry, also expanding to accommodate the expanding population. Continue

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MuniNet Conference & Webinar Guide

Conference Name Location Date
After Detroit: How Will Illinois and Its Communities Respond? Chicago, Illinois April 23–April 23, 2014
National Association of State Budget Officers: Spring Meeting on State Fiscal Conditions Savannah, Georgia April 24–April 26, 2014
American Planning Association: 2014 National Conference Atlanta, Georgia April 26–April 30, 2014
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems: 2014 Annual Conference Chicago, Illinois April 27–May 1, 2014
National Association of Bond Lawyers: 2014 Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar Atlanta, Georgia April 30–May 2, 2014
The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Distress, Recovery and Financial Sustainability Symposium Baltimore, Maryland May 1–May 2, 2014
National Federation of Municipal Analysts: 2014 Annual Conference Orlando, Florida May 6–May 9, 2014

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