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Built in 1959, Elrod Elementary may be the only Kalispell school that hasn't had any significant remodeling or upgrades since opening its doors, but the may change if a $25.3 million elementary district bond issue passes. more »
Encouraged by the state's recently upgraded credit rating and an overall strong economy, the Hawaii Department of Education plans to seek bond funding for $705 million worth of capital improvement projects that include new classroom buildings to help alleviate crowding in West Oahu and new schools for the growing Kakaako and South Maui communities. more »
Tulare Regional Medical Center reportedly has laid off employees following the stinging rejection by voters last month of a $55 million bond measure meant to finish a stalled hospital tower addition. more »
San Diego-based Palomar Health is set to issue more than $400 million of refunding bonds in the next two weeks, split between investment-grade general obligation debt and junk-rated revenue bonds. more »
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's administration is resurrecting a stalled plan under which it would use borrowed money to reduce the hundreds of millions of dollars that the state pays into its pension funds each year. more »
California public power credits should remain strong through a radical transformation of the states energy supply caused by legislative mandates to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Fitch Ratings said Tuesday. more »
The Texas Water Development Board chairman Bech Bruun sits down with markets reporter Aaron Weitzman to discuss a gambit of topics, including droughts in Texas and how those disastrous times have turned into learning experiences. They also discuss the history of the TWDB and its various programs as well as what it's like not only being an issuer in today's low interest rate environment but also what it's like being an issuer from Texas.