Robert Slavin

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Report Shows Puerto Rico GDB's Exposure to Highways/Transportation Authority
April 17, 2014 The Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico has posted its auditor's report on fiscal 2013 showing the GDB's exposure to...

New Jersey's March Revenues Are 7% Short
April 17, 2014 New Jersey government's March revenues came in 7% lower than expected, adding to financial pressure on the state.

Ratings Agencies Comment on Puerto Rico Pension Decision
April 16, 2014 If Puerto Rico cannot find a way to address the deficit in the commonwealth’s teachers' pension, it would be a credit...

Moody's Improves Outlook on Burlington, Vt. to Stable
April 16, 2014 Moody's Investors Service improved its outlook on Burlington, Vt.'s Baa3 general obligation rating to stable.

Analysts See Signs of Puerto Rico Economic Stabilization
April 11, 2014 After seven years where Puerto Rico's economy generally declined, several economists say there are signs that it is stabilizing.

Shopping Mall Approvals Bring $740M in High-Yield Bonds Closer
April 11, 2014 Approvals for a planned New Jersey shopping mall and entertainment complex have brought the sale of roughly $740 million in...

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Strikes Down Teacher Pension Reform
April 11, 2014 Puerto Rico's Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional the teachers' pension reform passed by the Puerto Rico government in...

S&P Downgrades New Jersey to A-Plus
April 10, 2014 New Jersey's general obligation rating was cut to A-plus from AA-minus by Standard & Poor's, which cited the state's "sizable...

Puerto Rico's March Revenues are 1.2% Below Expectations
April 8, 2014 Puerto Rico's March net revenues came in 1.2% below projections.

S&P Upgrades Broome County, N.Y. to A-plus
April 8, 2014 Standard & Poor's upgraded Broome County, N.Y. to A-plus from A, citing strong budget performance and very strong liquidity.




New York's budget leaves it at risk of becoming one of only five states that do not allow the use of design-build procurement to deliver public infrastructure projects.

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