- by James Spiotto With the end of the flurry of Congressional activity over impeachment, followed by a general yearning for the end to partisan conflicts, we now look to this year and what issues can be addressed before the national election. There remain lingering...
Economic Statistics and Commentary
State of New Hampshire; $80 Million in Capital Improvement Bonds
- by Robert Crump The State of New Hampshire is scheduled to issue $80 million in Capital Improvement Bonds this week. The competitive sale is scheduled for February 20th with an amortization period between 2020 and 2039. Proceeds from the sale of the Bonds will be...
Chronically Late Municipal Bond Audits Further Delayed in FY 2018
By Richard A. Ciccarone, President of Merritt Research Services, an Investortools, Inc. Company Every year since 2007, Merritt Research Services1 (Merritt Research) reports the time it takes for municipal bond borrowers to complete their annual financial audits. The...
Weekly Featured Bond – State of Wisconsin $621,980,000
The State of Wisconsin is scheduled to issue $621,980,000 in General Fund Annual Appropriations Refunding Bonds the week of October 28th. The negotiated sale has Citigroup and Barclays as its principal underwriters. About the Bonds Proceeds from the bond issuance will...
Where the Greenbacks Grow: State Income Changes in 2015
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released its figures of changes in state income for calendar year 2015. The aggregate change of income for the U.S. in 2015 was an increase of 4.4% The release shows how much a state’s income has risen or fallen from the end...
Where are the Jobs? State Unemployment Performance in 2015
by Jeffrey L Garceau The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released their 2015 survey report of state employment figures. This survey serves to report unemployment figures for each state plus the District of Columbia, as well as employment-population ratios. MuniNet...
BEA Reports Uptick in Personal Income
Earnings and property income boost personal income in 2010
Recession Puts the Squeeze on State and Local Government Finances
State and local governments are feeling the pinch of the economic downturn
Recession Exerts Pressure on Public School District Budgets
Public school district budgets are feeling the impact of the economic downturn
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