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The Golden State
California once again is ahead of the pack in terms of issuance, amassing $3.13 billion over four deals.

Most of that is thanks to the $2.29 billion sale on March 6.
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Taking flight
The San Francisco City & County Airport Commission landed in second place, having issued $1.89 billion of bonds so far this year in five transactions.
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Empire state of mind
The Empire State Development Corp. has sold $1.54 billion of bonds through the first three months of the year, good for third place.
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NYC TFA's increased issuance
The New York City Transitional Finance Authority moved up four spots from this point last year, with a total of $1.45 billion in three deals so far in 2019.
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MTA speeding up
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York moved up five spots to fifth place with a total of $1.20 billion.
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Connecticut reaches $1B mark
Connecticut comes in next with $1 billion of issuance so far in two deals.
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Mass. moves up
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts jumped to seventh, from 19th place last year, with $996 million in three deals so far in 2019.
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NYC sees slight drop
New York City has issued $994 million thus far this year, down from the $1.19 billion it issued in the first three months of 2018.
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D.C. makes an appearance
The District of Columbia, after staying out of the market in the first quarter last year, has returned with $938 million of bonds.
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NYC waters make a splash
The New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority vaulted into the top 10, from 28th place a year earlier, with $891 million in five deals so far in 2019.
Rounding out the list
the remaining top issuers are: Last year's top issuer - The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York with $890 million; The New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority with $750 million; The city of Chicago with $722 million; Main Street Gas Comp., Georgia, with $696 million; And Washington State with $692 million.