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.