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Alabama House Speaker Indicted
Alabama House of Representatives speaker Mike Hubbard faces 23 felony ethics law violations after being indicted by a grand jury on Monday.
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A West Virginia pilot program expanding the number of municipalities receiving home rule powers is credit positive, Moody's said Oct. 16.  more »
A Miami-Dade County committee has recommended a $9 million grant from GO bond proceeds for public infrastructure at the proposed SkyRise Miami project.  more »
It could be January before Louisiana determines how much of a fund balance is available for the next budget, state legislators learned Friday. The uncertainty is delaying state bond sales.  more »
Standard & Poor's lowered its ratings to A-plus from AA-minus on Pineville, La.'s utility revenue bonds due to "sizeable" budget transfers.  more »
Louisiana will sell $675 million of bonds next month if a dispute over a year-end surplus clears up and ratings can be obtained.  more »
The N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency's outlook is positive due to the pending sale of its assets to Duke Energy Progress, Moody's said.  more »
Virginia officials would have to notify lawmakers about potential risks of new transportation P3 agreements under proposed guidelines.  more »
Four years after the Sunshine state passed a law authorizing PACE project financing, billions in bonds face legal challenges before the Florida Supreme Court.  more »
Moody's changed the outlook to positive from stable on Atlanta's Aa2 GO bond rating due to stabilized reserve levels and a return to economic growth.  more »
Jefferson County said Friday it will appeal an Alabama federal judge's ruling that threatens investors' security in $1.8 billion of sewer warrants sold last year.  more »
The Chapter 11 bankruptcy of a public benefits corporation in Kentucky highlights the risks associated with such agencies, Moody's said.  more »
An Alabama federal judge set a July 2015 trial date for two ex-JPMorgan bankers facing pay-to-play charges in Jefferson County's sewer deals and swaps.  more »
Georgia officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wednesday signed the paperwork enabling the state to use bond proceeds to begin long-awaited work on the $706 million Port of Savannah harbor expansion.  more »

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