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Tollroads Show Strongest Growth in Total Revenue Growth

Tollroads Edge Hospitals for the Municipal Bond Credit Sector Revenue Honors Tollroad and Hospital Sectors easily led all other municipal bond credit sectors when it came to annual total revenue growth over the recent five year period spanning 2012 through 2017....

The First Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on ‘Assured’ Should be Reheard or Reversed; Recent Ruling Sends a Harsh Message to Municipal Bond Market

( ) Why the Municipal Bond Market Expects Pledged Special Revenues to be Timely Paid to Bondholders in a Chapter 9 Proceeding.  And, Why the First  Circuit's Assured Ruling in Puerto Rico’s PROMESA Title III Proceeding Should Be Reheard or  Reconsidered on Appeal....

Featured Municipal Bond Issue: $304 Million Dallas Area Rapid Transit Senior Lien Sales Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds

Featured Municipal Bond Issue:  –  Dallas Area Rapid Transit Senior Lien Sales Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds,  Series 2019 Our featured new issue municipal bond of the week is Dallas Area Rapid Transit,  which is planning to negotiate the sale of a refunding issue to...

Featured Municipal Bond Issue: Georgetown University — $632 Million in Taxable Revenue Bonds

Featured Municipal Bond Issue, Week of 1/7/2019:  Georgetown University — $632 Million (Taxable) Revenue  Bonds   This week’s featured bond is a large taxable municipal revenue bond.  Georgetown University is slotted to issue a $305 million Series 2019A bonds...

Fiscal Year 2017 Municipal Bond Audit Times Are Still Too Slow

Municipal Bond Audit Times Show Slight Improvement Since 2015 But Most Still Late to the Table  --  The County, State and City Sectors are the Least Timely By Richard A. Ciccarone Municipal bond analysts and investors are accustomed to waiting a lot longer for...

Growth in Public Higher Education Debt Outstanding Outpaces All Other Major Municipal Bond Sectors

Public Higher Education Debt Outstanding Has Grown by Over 80% Since 2007 Leading All Other Major Municipal Bond Credit Sectors by Richard A. Ciccarone Municipal Bond Credit Sectors -- Ten Year Outstanding Debt Trend Based on municipal bond credit sector medians, ...

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