Kristin Stephens of UBS explores recent trends in the municipal bond world in relation to the impact on the buyer base. Knowing what the concerns are and what structures appeal is also an important aspect of the of the sell side. John Hallacy is the host.
Daniel Zarrilli, New York City’s Chief Resilience Officer, talks about how America's largest city is preparing to battle the effects of climate change and the global role it has taken on. He discusses the city’s efforts to divest its pension funds from fossil fuels to protect its economy and the lawsuit against energy companies. Chip Barnett and Paul Burton host.
The healthcare sector has been grappling with continuous change as service delivery and financial operations remain under pressure. Lisa Goldstein of Moody's discusses the sector's negative outlook and credit implications of federal policy uncertainty. John Hallacy is host.
U.S. Conference of Mayors President Stephen Benjamin talks about the ways to get Congress to bring back advance refundings for municipal bond issuers. The mayor of Columbia, S.C., also discusses a Smart Cities agenda that’s focused on growing cities through improved infrastructure. John Hallacy is host.
Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart discusses her election victory last year knocking off a longtime incumbent along with some of the city’s most pressing fiscal issues including a controversial soda tax and whether to continue providing abatements on new construction. Andrew Coen hosts.
In a special Bond Buyer audio production, we explore the lingering legal and social issues behind the U.S. v. Carollo, Grimm and Goldberg municipal bond case, and its overturn on appeal. Paul Burton hosts.
After the passage of a $38.5 million budget for fiscal 2019, what’s next for Illinois? Yvette Shields, The Bond Buyer’s Midwest Bureau Chief, drills down to look at some of the problems the state still faces and the prognosis for the post-election atmosphere. Chip Barnett hosts.