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.
"Hurricane Czar" Alan Rubin of Blank Rome tells how cities have redefined resiliency through data mining and green-bond mainstreaming, and explores what went wrong in Ellicott City, Md. Paul Burton and Chip Barnett host.
Alan Rechtschaffen, portfolio manager at UBS Financial Services, discusses how the Federal Reserve is working to normalize rates amid a shortage of members, and the nominees to fill those empty seats. Gary Siegel hosts.
Bond lawyer Jonathan Ballan chimes in on creative bond deals, tax-law changes, mortgage financing, mass transit and his recent move to Cozen O’Connor. He also makes a heartfelt plea for municipal and political leaders to weigh in and help “stop the carnage” from the opioid crisis. Paul Burton hosts.
Former Atlantic City Mayor Donald Guardian delves into his four years trying to turnaround a struggling gambling hub that nearly defaulted and his clashes with then New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie prior to a state takeover taking effect in late 2016. Andrew Coen hosts.
David Hitchcock, managing director at S&P Global Ratings, talks about codifying financial practices in bond covenants and the changes in approach to ratings in priority-lien tax revenue debt. He also looks at the latest state trends. John Hallacy hosts.
New York City Planning Commission Chair Marisa Lago talks about the work her department is doing to keep the city’s economy vibrant and growing, detailing the success of the East Midtown Rezoning Plan, the Jerome Avenue revitalization and the 2020 census plans. Chip Barnett hosts.