News & Insights: Archive
2016 State GDP Growth: Rises in the West, Sets on the Plains
2016 State GDP Growth: Rises in the West, Sets on the Plains
May 15

Western States and Deep Southeast See Strong 2016 State GDP Growth, Oil Reliant States Suffer Declines This week, […]

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Economic Resources
Hawaii General Obligation Bonds (State of Hawaii) – $856 Million
Hawaii General Obligation Bonds (State of Hawaii) – $856 Million
May 08

Featured Municipal Bond in the Market, Week of 05/01/2017: Hawaii General Obligation Bonds (State of Hawaii Taxable and […]

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Municipal Bonds, Municipal Finance
Houston Independent School District Issues Limited Tax Bonds – $838 Million
Houston Independent School District Issues Limited Tax Bonds – $838 Million
Apr 29

Featured Municipal Bond in the Market, Week of 05/01/2017: Houston Independent School District – Limited Tax Bonds (Schoolhouse […]

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Municipal Bonds, Municipal Finance
Green Bonds – Fiscal and Environmental Sustainability Continue to Gain Traction
Green Bonds – Fiscal and Environmental Sustainability Continue to Gain Traction
Apr 29

Investors Looking to Do Good Would Do Well to Consider Green Bonds Green bonds are simply a debt […]

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Municipal Bonds, Municipal Finance
Housing Values Reverse Course – Cities Mix of Winners and Losers
Housing Values Reverse Course – Cities Mix of Winners and Losers
Apr 27

Richard Ciccarone presents data and notes on trends in housing values           Owner occupied […]

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Housing & Real Estate, Infrastructure
Atlanta Revenue Bonds (Water & Wastewater Refunding) $227 Million
Atlanta Revenue Bonds (Water & Wastewater Refunding) $227 Million
Apr 24

Featured Municipal Bond in the Market, Week of 04/24/2017: City of Atlanta Revenue Bonds (Water & Wastewater Refunding) – […]

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Municipal Bonds, Municipal Finance
The Vote is in for Chicago Growth at Conference on Fiscal Future
The Vote is in for Chicago Growth at Conference on Fiscal Future
Apr 21

Experts and Business Leaders Believe Engines of City’s Fiscal Ship Powerful Enough to Steam Ahead, Despite Headwinds   […]

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Economic Development, Economic Resources, Fiscal Distress, Municipal Bankruptcy, Municipal Finance
Miami-Dade County School District – General Obligation School Bonds $250 Million
Miami-Dade County School District – General Obligation School Bonds $250 Million
Apr 16

Featured Municipal Bond in the Market, Week of 04/17/2017: School District of Miami-Dade County General Obligation School Bonds – […]

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Municipal Bonds, Municipal Finance
City Pension Plans Take a Surprise Upturn in 2015 – Is Improvement a One-Off?
City Pension Plans Take a Surprise Upturn in 2015 – Is Improvement a One-Off?
Apr 13

New Data Show City Pension Plans’ Funding Ratios Improve, While Largest State and Local Pension Systems Assets Flat in […]

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Public Pensions
Carbon Taxes and Cap and Trade – State Policy Options
Carbon Taxes and Cap and Trade – State Policy Options
Apr 12

The Debate Over a Carbon Taxes, Cap and Trade, or Doing Nothing Matters to Environmentalists, but also State […]

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Infrastructure, Public Policy