Panelists: No Flood of OPEB Debt Coming

Carvlin, Elizabeth
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/4/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32353, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the issuance of bonds for municipalities addressing other post employment benefit (OPEB) costs in the U.S. According to the speakers at the Bond Buyer's OPEB Liability Conference, issuers must define their liabilities and determine the best method if they had decided to fund those expected to be large costs for states and municipalities. A process for issuers to tap the market and sell tobacco bonds may take two or three legislative cycles.


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