The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is scheduled to issue $511 in Sales Tax Revenue Bonds and Sales Tax Refunding Bonds with Wells Fargo as the lead manager. The negotiated sale is scheduled for November 6th, 2019. Each of the three Series has unique characteristics, so...
MuniNet Guide Experts Roundtable: Michael Belsky
by Mardee Handler Current Trends in Municipal Finance: A Birdseye View Flint, Michigan made national news headlines when it experienced its water crisis in 2014. During the crisis, 12 people died and at least 87 others became sick from unsafe drinking water. Seven...
Rx for Pennsylvania Calls for Universal Health Care Coverage
Pennsylvania is one of many states considering ways to provide healthcare coverage for the uninsured.
Consumer Reports Identifies Best and Worst Nursing Homes
Which nursing homes made Consumer Reports’ “Deficient Dozen?” CR’s Nursing Home Quality Monitor contains a state-by-state list of facilities to consider and those to avoid.
Massachusetts Pioneers Universal Healthcare Coverage Legislation
Massachusetts is the first state to pass a universal health care coverage law, but others may be following suit.
New York City Death Rate Reaches New Low
New York City’s death rate was the lowest ever in 2004, according to its recently released annual Summary of Vital Statistics. The lower death rate is due to a drop in cardiac-related deaths, attributed to an improved quality of health care.
Municipalities Caught in the Middle as Wal-Mart Faces Mounting Criticism
The growing debate over whether Wal-Mart’s expansion helps or hinders local communities impacts municipalities across the country.
Merritt Research Provides Financial Data, Benchmarks for Public Sector Age
With the launch of its redesigned web site,) feature, users can search the database by sector, credit name, state or code, and then purchase individual credit financial and ratio reports in spreadsheet format for $50. Monthly observations, benchmarks, industry trends...