Robert Slavin

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FBI Raids PRASA Headquarters
November 25, 2014 On Tuesday morning several Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raided the headquarters of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and...

Puerto Rico Governor Says Public Transit May Close Dec. 1
November 24, 2014 Puerto Rico's governor said today that unless oil tax increases pass in the next few days, he would order San Juan's public...

Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate Declined in October
November 21, 2014 Puerto Rico's unemployment rated declined to 14.0% in October from 14.1% in September, a sliver of hope for Puerto Rico's...

Syncora Capital Assurance Losses Continue
November 20, 2014 Syncora Capital Assurance Inc. continued to lose money this year but is hopeful for the future.

Puerto Rico Lawmakers Wrangle Over Boost for PRHTA
November 19, 2014 Puerto Rico lawmakers are wrangling with Gov. Alejandro García Padilla over ways to boost the finances of the Puerto Rico...

PREPA's Cash Balance Deteriorates
November 18, 2014 The cash balance of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority declined 54% to Sept. 30 from June 30.

Moody's Upgrades Jersey City to A1
November 17, 2014 Moody's Investors Service upgraded Jersey City, N.J. to A1 from A2, citing rising residential income levels, healthier...

Puerto Rico Looks to Tax Reform to Boost Economy
November 14, 2014 In a bid to boost its sagging economy, Puerto Rico is contemplating its biggest tax overhaul in decades.

Puerto Rico Revenues 1% Over Projections in October
November 12, 2014 Puerto Rico's net General Fund revenues came in 1% above expectations in October.

N.J. Senate President Plans Bill to Prop Up Atlantic City
November 11, 2014 New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Monday that he would submit state legislation that would prop up Atlantic...

Are some tax-exempt bond issuers incurring unnecessary costs and unexpected risks by over-relying on traditional fixed rate debt?

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