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Michigan Governor Vows to Tackle Flintís Water Problem
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Detroit Schools Legislation May Come In Next Few Weeks
September 29, 2015 Gov. Rick Snyder wants lawmakers to tackle his controversial restructuring of Detroit Public Schools, but his office has yet...
Distressed Michigan Cities Targeted in New Pilot Program
September 29, 2015 Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled a new pilot program that will have state officials mentoring local officials of 10...
Michigan Senate Weighs Statutory Lien on GO Bonds
September 29, 2015 At a state Senate hearing, Michigan treasury officials pushed back hard against a bill that would give local unlimited-tax...
Michigan Takes Up Statutory Liens for ULTGOs
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S&P Drops DuPage County Water, Sewer Bonds
September 24, 2015 Standard & Poorís has downgraded DuPage County, Ill.ís water and sewer bonds due to what the ratings agency says are volatile...
Illinois Plea: Its Leaders Should 'Act Like Leaders'
September 23, 2015 Mayer Brown attorney Tyrone Fahner, head of an influential Chicago business group's civic arm, had strong words for the...
Illiana Project Suffers Fresh Blow as Feds Drop Appeal
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Ohio's Promedica Tips Merger Hand in Bond Documents
September 23, 2015 Ohio's Promedica Health is bringing $320 million of low double-A rated hospital bonds to market Thursday, a day after...
Ohio FA Firms Merge
September 21, 2015 Columbus-based Umbaugh has acquired Prism Municipal Advisors, a well-known Ohio financial advisory firm.
October 21-23, 2015San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA
Omni Providence Hotel, Providence, RI
November 18-20, 2015Westin Denver Downtown, Denver, CO