Shelly Sigo

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Bond Issuance, Interest Rates to Rise, Experts Predict
March 2, 2015 Bankers at the National Municipal Bond Summit said they believe new bond issuance will increase, especially in the high-yield...

Hillview, Ky., GOs Junked, Bankruptcy Considered: S&P
February 27, 2015 Standard & Poor's lowered its rating on Hillview, Ky.'s bonds four notches to BB-plus citing a potential $11.4 million damage...

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Seeks $24.6B Budget
February 27, 2015 Facing a $1.6 billion deficit in fiscal 2016, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has recommended a $24.6 billion state budget along...

UNC Charlotte Dropped a notch to A-plus by S&P
February 27, 2015 Standard & Poor's lowered its ratings on the general revenue bonds of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to A-plus...

SEC Probes Florida Toll Road Agency
February 26, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating bonds issued in 2013 by the former scandal-ridden Orlando-Orange...

Kentucky House Passes P3 Enabling Bill
February 26, 2015 The Kentucky House has passed major legislation that would authorize the state to use public-private partnerships.

Georgia Initiates Rural Hospital Program
February 26, 2015 Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has initiated a pilot program to prop up the state's financially ailing rural hospitals.

Southeast Bond Sales Continue Two-Year Slide
February 25, 2015 Issuers in the Southeast sold $48.8 billion of municipal bonds in 2014, according to Thomson Reuters, down 14.3% from 2013 to...

New Orleans Airport Bonds Price Thursday
February 24, 2015 The New Orleans Aviation Board plans to bring $590 million of general airport revenue bonds to market Thursday amid an...

S&P Junks Dublin School District, Ga., Bonds
February 23, 2015 Standard & Poor's lowered its underlying rating to BB-plus from BBB on the general obligation bonds of the Dublin School...

Circumstances have changed and a different approach to Puerto Rico debt is warranted.

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