The challenges local governments face with capital planning in 2018 are explored by Brien Desilets, who leads Grant Thornton’s infrastructure advisory practice and previously advised local governments on public-private partnerships at Public Financial Management. Hosted by Andrew Coen.
Dawn Mangerson, senior portfolio manager at McDonnell Investment Management talks about the ramifications of the new tax legislation and articulates her concerns for municipals in 2018. Aaron Weitzman and Chip Barnett co-host.
State Sen. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich, examines what lies ahead as the state comes off a tumultuous 2017 that included a late budget, rating downgrades, political gridlock and Hartford's bankruptcy threat. Paul Burton hosts.
Martin Robins, founding director of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, discusses New Jersey's transportation infrastructure needs in the face of state fiscal pressures. Robins, who helped create New Jersey Transit, explores how funding may change under Gov.-elect Phil Murphy. Hosted by Andrew Coen.
Tim Blake of Moody’s Investors Service talks with The Bond Buyer about why the level of pension funding is now linked to the ratings of state and localities and shares the firm’s views on the financial realities many municipalities face today. John Hallacy is host.