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Puerto Rico Medicaid negotiations in spending bill complicated by Trump tweets
President Trump's tweets further complicate already complex Puerto Rico Medicaid negotiations.
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Infrastructure advocates disappointed in Trump's tax plan
No link between infrastructure and new revenue proposed in Trump’s tax reform plan worries transportation advocates
Puerto Rico unions demonstrate, strike against austerity
Puerto Rico unions are demonstrating and striking against austerity measures originating with the Puerto Rico Oversight Board.
NYC Mayor’s budget proposal seen as too vulnerable to Trump
Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget proposal drew criticism Thursday from the New York City Council and a budget watchdog for doing too little to gird against possible funding cuts under the Trump administration.
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Louisiana to pay RANs early to save on interest
Louisiana will pre pay revenue anticipation notes due to a pick-up in revenue collections.
Investors oversubscribe Atlanta water and wastewater refunding nearly three times
Atlanta’s $226.2 million water and wastewater refunding deal received $634.7 million in orders.
Florida bond director enlisted in fight over state tourism budget
Florida Gov. Rick Scott asked Ben Watkins to help convince the Legislature that tourism funding supports state and local ratings.
Mississippi county’s bond insurance dispute lands before appellate court
Madison County, Mississippi told appeals court judges Assured Guaranty is wrongly interpreting a debt service contribution agreement.
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Voters in Goddard district say 'yes' to $52 million school bond
Voters in the Goddard, Kan., school district on Tuesday approved a bond issue for $52 million worth of school improvements.
Texas voters face $8.2 billion of local bond measures on May 6
The $8.2 billion on local Texas bond ballots May 6 is the most since November 2015.
Bond proposal could help Premont maintain positive momentum
Premont, Texas, residents were asked Thursday to get out of survival mode.
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Sherman ISD to continue info campaign as bond election nears
With early voting set to start next week, the Sherman, Texas, Independent School District has used a variety of methods to pair the public with information regarding the $308 million bond up for vote.
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Indiana bolsters its school bond intercept program
Indiana passed a law to respond to S&P's critique of its school bond intercept program.
Clark-Shawnee seeks $37.2 million bond approval again
Clark-Shawnee Local Schools, Ohio, are back on the ballot asking residents to approve the same school bond issue voters denied in November.
Illinois university presidents fret over budget impasse's damage
Illinois public university presidents sounded alarms about the historic state budget impasse.
Illinois toll agency weighs spending increase for its capital program
The Illinois Tollway's board of directors will consider adding $1.3 billion to its bond issuance plans.
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Pension ruling in San Diego's favor deemed a credit positive
San Diego’s favorable appeals court ruling comes as rising pension costs pressure the city’s budget.
California locals await influx of state transportation funding
California localities await funds from the recently adopted state transportation funding bill.
Voters say yes to school, hospital levies ... but not in Omak
Ballot initiatives to fund Wenatchee, Wash., schools and construct a new Chelan hospital won hearty support from voters in Tuesday's special election tally.
Clarkston moves up school bond vote
The Clarkston, Idaho, School Board decided this week to aim for a high school construction bond election this November, instead of February 2018.
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