Battle Over Gates Delays Dallas Airport Deal
A legal battle over use of a gate at Love Field will delay $110 million of revenue bonds for an urgently needed parking garage at the Dallas airport.
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Efforts to make Pima County back away from demands made of other jurisdictions related to the November bond election have gained some support among regional leaders.  more »
Michael Hinojosa started work Monday as interim Dallas ISD superintendent. He led the district from 2005 to 2011 before becoming superintendent for Cobb County Schools near Atlanta.  more »
The city of Dallas has spent nearly $610 million on work related to the Trinity River corridor project, according to a city document sent to Mayor Mike Rawlings and the Dallas City Council late Friday.  more »
Scott Krebsbach is calling on all Denver Community Schools' voters to go to the polls Tuesday and cast a ballot on the $7.35 million bond issue referendum.  more »
Tarrant County Commissioners are considering a bond election in November to raise $809.1 million to dramatically expand and upgrade the aging JPS hospital campus on the city's near south side by adding a 10-story patient tower and a separate five-story psychiatric hospital.  more »
The results of a forensic audit of Beaumont ISD's 2007 bond issue expected this summer could involve "multiple players" and more legal action, said outgoing interim superintendent Vern Butler.  more »
The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $239 million for projects covered by Proposition 1, a constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2014.  more »
Dallas Independent School District voters could see up to $1.5 billion of bonds on their November ballot under a plan submitted for consideration June 25.  more »
Arizona is looking to reduce interest costs with $168 million of refunding certificates of participation on the heels of recent credit upgrades in an improving economy.  more »
The answers to the financial challenges facing the region are a more robust economy and more jobs, said Tucson Metro Chamber officials, adding that their group is ready to lead the way.  more »
After a committee of three trustees interviewed three candidates and selected a finalist, Weatherford ISD trustees Thursday night approved McKinney-based Pogue Construction to oversee the recently passed $75 million bond project.  more »
Midwestern University is making private loans to students in partnership with the Glendale Industrial Development Authority and the Illinois Finance Authority, which are coming to market with a total of $30 million of bonds that will fund additional lending.  more »
Three years after entering investment banking in earnest, Frost Bank is building relationships with Texas issuers, including hometown clients like the San Antonio Independent School District.  more »

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP attorneys take a look at the Securities and Exchange Commission settlements with 36 municipal securities underwriters pursuant to the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation initiative.

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