Kentucky's Job Program Receives Requests for $510M
Kentucky received an abundance of local proposals for its $100 million bond-financed work-training initiative.  more »
Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the rollover of a $10 million bond to pay for widespread improvements across the school district, a school official said.  more »
Southeast issuers sold $37.63 billion of municipal bonds in the first half of 2016, a decline of 10.9% from the same period last year, even as new money deals increased.  more »
Voters will decide Tuesday whether or not the Pass Christian School District renews a $10 million bond to pay for widespread improvements across the school district.  more »
HOGANSVILLE, Ga. -- The Meriwether County Industrial Authority recently approved issuing a $13 million revenue bond to expand a Kia supplier's facility in the Meriwether Industrial Park.  more »
Kutak Rock LLP has hired veteran bond attorney Thomas P. Lauth to join the firm’s public finance practice in Atlanta.  more »
Cash-strapped Louisiana faces huge expenses as a result of the three days of torrential rains that flooded the southern part of the state, state budget chief Jay Dardenne told a legislative panel Thursday.  more »
Disappointing public pension investment fund returns released recently by Maryland and Virginia may be representative of a more nationwide trend, pension experts warned.  more »
Jackson, Miss.'s general obligation, water and sewer, and special obligation bonds were all cut several notches by Moody's Investors Service, which cited multiple years of structural budget imbalance.  more »
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals delayed oral arguments in Jefferson County, Ala.'s bankruptcy appeal until November, and now plans to hear the case in Montgomery, instead of Atlanta.  more »
In the year 2042, something potentially significant to Central Florida motorists could happen.  more »
Lawsuits by two Florida counties challenging the $1.75 billion private activity bond award for the All Aboard Florida passenger train project can proceed, after a federal judge ruled in the counties' favor.  more »
Georgia's chief financial officer Teresa MacCartney has received the Gloria Timmer Award from the National Association of Budget Officers during the organization’s annual meeting.  more »
The Louisiana State Bond Commission and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee meet separately Thursday to consider issuing $500 million of notes for cash flow and working capital in the general fund.  more »

Dean Fuleihan, New York City’s Director of Management and Budget, sits down with The Bond Buyer’s Senior Marker Reporter Chip Barnett to talk about the city’s fiscal 2017 budget. Fuleihan also discusses the city’s aging infrastructure and what it takes to get the right balance between maintaining the old and building the new.

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