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Lynn Hume

Washington Bureau Chief

Lynn Hume has been Washington Bureau Chief for The Bond Buyer, the authority on the $3.7 trillion muni bond market, since 2007. Before that she was Regulatory Affairs Editor and a reporter for the paper, covering tax, securities and derivatives market practices, regulation, legislation and enforcement. For three years before joining The Bond Buyer, she was a staff investigator for the House Government Operations Committee’s subcommittee on energy and the environment, and dealt with such issues as U.S. oil emergency preparedness, the ban on Libyan oil products, regulation of mixed chemical and nuclear waste at federal defense facilities and federal oversight of nuclear fuels plants.

Lynn was a reporter for McGraw-Hill Publications for eight years prior to moving to Capitol Hill, covering energy, environmental and other issues for several of its newsletters, magazines and Business Week.

Recent Stories From this Author

Bill Would Create DOT Competitive Grant Program for Infrastructure
May 20, 2015 Rep. Brian Higgins, R-N.Y. has introduced a bill that would direct the Transportation Department to establish a competitive...

Pierluisi Asks Obama for Interagency Meeting
May 15, 2015 Congressman Pedro Pierluisi is urging President Obama to convene an interagency meeting to discuss resolution of a Medicaid...

FINRA's NAC Proposes Some Higher Fines, Tougher Sanctions
May 12, 2015 The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s appellate tribunal has revised its sanction guidelines, proposing significant...

BDA Warns of Market Upheaval if Issue Price Proposal Isn't Changed
May 5, 2015 Warning the Internal Revenue Service that its proposed issue price rules would disrupt the muni bond marketplace, increase...

FINRA Fines Two Firms $55K, Suspends Former Broker
April 15, 2015 The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority fined two firms $55,000 for muni trade rule violations and suspended a former...

Coalition: Increasing Motor Fuels Taxes a Good HTF Fix
April 14, 2015 Congress should consider raising motor fuels taxes to shore up the dwindling Highway Trust Fund, a bipartisan grassroots group...

DOT to Award $500M of Tiger Grants
April 7, 2015 The Department of Transportation is soliciting applications from public entities for $500 million of grants to help finance...

Foxx: Transportation Money Available Until July, August
April 6, 2015 The federal government will run out of money for transportation and other infrastructure projects in late July or August,...

Pension Liabilities Are Key Source of Credit Pressure for States
March 24, 2015 Pension liabilities and their associated budget pressures remain significant sources of credit pressure for many states,...

30 States' Tax Receipts Below Peak in 3Q 2014
March 23, 2015 Thirty states’ tax receipts, adjusted for inflation, had not fully rebounded from the Great Recession more than five years...


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