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The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee — $724.4 Million

SHARE THIS: FACEBOOKTWITTERLINKEDIN PRINT | EMAIL Featured Municipal Bond Issue, Week of October 15, 2018:   The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennesse -- $724.4  Million The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County,...

Re-Assessing the Credit Quality of America’s Cities in 2017 – Part One: Examining Financial Health Against a Backdrop of High Ratings

Are Credit Ratings Reflecting True Risk? More than two years ago, MuniNet published a five-part series on Assessing the Credit Quality of America's Cities, intended to examine and create a framework to analyze the financial health of cities. With this first...

Assessing the Credit Quality of America’s Cities – Part Four: FY 2014 Financial Condition

The most basic sign that a government is living within its means is that it balances its books at the end of the year. Traditionally, most city officials, experts, and observers of state and local government focus primarily on the general fund, usually a government's...

Assessing the Credit Quality of America’s Cities – Part Two: The Achilles Heel to the Fiscal Condition of Cities – Public Pensions

In the second part of our series on city credit quality, the spotlight shifts to the Achilles heel for many cities: public pensions. by Richard A. Ciccarone     Governmental credit quality is a byproduct of both the underlying economy and the cumulative...

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