Lawmakers on the House and Senate tax-writing committees have introduced separate but identical bills that would authorize up to $3 billion of tax-exempt qualified forest conservation bonds that could be used to finance projects to conserve forests throughout the nation.
House, Senate Panels Weigh Up to $3B of Forest Conservation Bonds
Before the financial crisis of 2008-09, it would have been significant news if yields on municipal bonds had exceeded those on Treasury securities at any maturity, and that occurrence likely would have attracted a variety of investors seeking to take advantage of the relative-value opportunity.
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September 25-27, 2013JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles, CA
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