The Securities and Exchange Commission was legally required by fiscal 2016 appropriation act provisions to reject changes to Rule G-37 that extended political contribution restrictions to municipal advisors, three state Republican groups told federal appeals court judges.
Boosted by new grant funding, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, led by new executive director Michael Belsky, wants to raise its voice on municipal finance research and education.
Investor appetite for yield overcame any credit quality concerns buyers had as Detroit saw strong demand for its first post-bankruptcy general obligation/distributable state aid backed bond sale issue.
We are hearing so much these days about socially responsible investing, sustainable investing, impact investing, and investing based on ESG criteria meaning environment, social and governance. But what does it all mean? This workshop will help learners understand how the history of SRI has led to current practices and principles, with an emphasis on concepts and strategies related to fixed income investing.
New radios for Miami police and firefighters would replace unreliable equipment. Pump stations would be installed or upgraded in flood-prone neighborhoods. And a series of parks and community centers across the city would receive millions in upgrades if voters approve a $275 million general obligation bond initiative this fall.
BOYNTON BEACH -- Residents who drive Woolbright Road from east to west are greeted with orange cones every day -- workers are connecting the east water plant to the west water plant to accommodate growth.
The Federal Housing Administration said it will begin insuring mortgages on certain properties that include PACE assessments if the obligation is treated like a property tax and it does not have priority status over the FHA mortgage lien.
The Internal Revenue Service has closed audits and left the tax-exempt status unchanged for $311.28 million of community development district bonds in Florida that started the whole debate about political subdivisions and led the tax agency to propose controversial rules for such districts earlier this year.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is battling with Miami and former budget director Michael Boudreaux over whether they can defend themselves against securities fraud charges by saying they relied on advice from auditors.
Maria Doulis of the watchdog Citizens Budget Commission and Howard Cure of Evercore Wealth Management dissect New York City's $82 billion budget with Bond Buyer Northeast regional editor Paul Burton. They explore efficiencies, debt management, reserves, the economy, the capital budget and Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to overhaul Health + Hospitals.