Issuance of municipal MSA tobacco bonds by states was the subject of a highly critical article published by ProPublica. The article attempts to make a case that states erred in deciding to issue tobacco bonds. The article was widely circulated across social media. As we frequently observe, the national media focus on the muni market is appreciated, but the facts got muddied in the pursuit of a good story.
October 8-10, 2014Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA
October 26-28, 2014Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York, NY
November 16-18, 2014Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA