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Premium Research and Analysis on Chapter 9 Bankruptcy. Read Expert Reports on the History, Details, and Alternatives to Municipal Bankruptcy.

Municipal Chapter 9 bankruptcy is the legal means by which local governments, be they cities or counties, utilities or school districts, can fiscally reorganize by gaining protection from creditors while developing a plan for adjusting and repaying its debts. MuniNet Guide’s experts provide statistics and insights you can not find elsewhere.

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This report by Chapter 9 bankruptcy and fiscal distress expert James Spiotto addresses the historical use of Chapter 9 by year, by state, by type of government entity, and more. Despite growing concerns about pension and OPEB debt, as well as the general fiscal health of the United States’ local governments and a handful of high-profile municipal bankruptcy proceedings over the past decade, filings of Chapter 9 proceedings remain rare, and are seen as a last resort.


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