Compton, Calif. Deputy Treasurer Arrested in Theft Probe
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing allegations that a Compton, Calif. deputy treasurer stole money from the city.  more »
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Columbia School District, Wash., has joined the list of districts looking for love from voters on Valentine's Day.  more »
The Honolulu agency that oversees Oahu’s troubled multi-billion dollar elevated rail transit system gets a reprieve from a federal agency on its plans to fill a shortfall up to $2.3 billion.  more »
Facing a projected two-year budget shortfall of $1.7 billion, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has proposed a biennial budget that the newly-reelected governor characterized as a “short-term” solution.  more »
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. -- After two failed bonds in 2016, South Kitsap School District will try again Feb. 14.  more »
After more than four years, San Bernardino has a clear path to exit its Chapter 9 bankruptcy.  more »
A bankruptcy judge will hear from last major holdout in the San Bernardino, Calif. bankruptcy case.  more »
The Internal Revenue Service is auditing $55 million of general obligation limited tax water reclamation bonds that were issued in 2007 by the Clark County, Nev. Water Reclamation District.  more »
Although Portland, Ore., city officials have yet to certify results from last month's election, they've already decided how to spend a big chunk of money from the newly approved $258.4 million bond measure for affordable housing.  more »
Lodi Unified School District is continuing to plan for the new Measure U school bond, which voters approved in November. Much work needs to be done before construction can begin on upgrading and modernizing classrooms and making other building improvements to the aging schools in the district.  more »
Plans are in motion to build a five-story, 153-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel near the edge of Escondido City Hall, the latest in a series of ambitious projects that could reshape the city's downtown and Grape Day Park over the next decade.  more »
Energy-producing states affected by two years of deterioration in natural resource prices can expect continued global headwinds to pressure revenues, according to Fitch Ratings.  more »
Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana is stepping down from his current role to work for the Los Angeles County Fair Association.  more »
Voters’ approval of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s latest sales tax measure has spurred interest from private industry in partnering with the transit authority.  more »

In a Bond Buyer roundtable, Northeast regional editor Paul Burton and markets reporters Chip Barnett and Aaron Weitzman explain how the muni market is a microcosm for a crazy year. They discuss issuance, yields, red-flag states, New York City’s finances and what we might expect in 2017.

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