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Kansas Revenues Below Projections for August
September 2, 2015 Kansas revenues ran about $30 million or 6.8% below projections for August, according to state budget director Shawn Sullivan.

Arkansas Revenues Outpace Projections in August
September 2, 2015 Arkansas reported August revenues of $421.4 million, a figure that exceeds collections the same month last year by 5.5% and...

Oklahoma Pension Fund Earnings Drop Sharply
September 2, 2015 A consultant's report shows that earnings for Oklahoma's seven public pension funds fell steeply from the previous year. State...

Moody's: CAB Limit Positive for Texas School Credits
September 2, 2015 A new limit on capital appreciation bonds in Texas is a positive credit factor for local governments, particularly school...

Cowboys Stadium Debt Gets S&P Upgrade to A-plus
September 2, 2015 Revenue bonds issued by Arlington, Texas, to help finance a $1.3 billion stadium for the Dallas Cowboys earned a Standard &...

S&P Drops Midland Water District to AA-minus
September 1, 2015 A water supply district created to serve the parched oil hub of Midland, Texas, has taken a two-notch downgrade from Standard...

$1B Deal Will Round Out Big Year for Texas Transportation Commission
August 31, 2015 Already outpacing all other issuers in the Southwest this year, the Texas Transportation Commission is going to market with $1...

Texas Voters to Weigh $8.7B of Bonds in November
August 31, 2015 Texas voters will consider more than $8.7 billion of local bond proposals Nov. 3 while weighing another $2.5 billion for...

Oil Industry Campaigns for Exports as Prices Plummet
August 26, 2015 The oil and gas industry is pressing Congress to permit exports of crude as prices remain at the lowest since the 2008 global...

$280M County Road Bond Back on Ballot After 2014 Defeat
August 25, 2015 Fast-growing Montomery County north of Houston will vote again on $280 million of road bonds that were defeated in 2014,...

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