Debt Panel Argues All Sides of Competitive-Negotiated Debate

Hume, Lynn
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/9/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32377, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the debate among members of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) over the extent to which state and local issues should sell municipal bonds on a competitive or negotiated basis. It discusses the divergent views of panel members on the issue at the GFOA's 100th Annual Conference held in Montreal.


Related Articles

  • Debt Panel OKs Statement on Regulating Muni Professionals. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;6/30/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33140, p22 

    The article reports on the approval of a policy statement on the regulation of municipal finance professionals as a revised best-practices document on the role of issuers' in the selection of underwriters' counsel by the debt committee of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) in the...

  • GFOA Panel OKs 3 Recommended Practices at Its Winter Meeting. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;2/2/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33053, p36 

    The article reports that the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has approved three recommended practices documents about bonds in the U.S. It states that a GFOA committee has approved three documents in January 2009 including one that urges issuers to hire financial advisers when...

  • GFOA Panel Agrees to Revise BAB Policy. Schroeder, Peter; Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;2/1/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33258, p1 

    The article reports that members of the governmental debt management committee of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) agreed to change the direct-subsidy and tax-credit bonds policy in the U.S. They revised the said policy to acknowledge Build America Bonds (BAB) as a significant...

  • Kansas City, Citing Projects to Revitalize Downtown Area, May Issue $95M in GOs. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/17/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31885, p38 

    Reports on Kansas City, Missouri's possible general obligation bond issues after a bond referendum approved by voters in April 2004. Recommendations on the size of the first deal; Use of proceeds from the planned bond issues.

  • MIDWEST INVISIBLE SUPPLY.  // Bond Buyer;8/11/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31945, p30 

    Presents a chart depicting municipal bonds in the Midwest.

  • Double-A Rated Boston Prepares GO Sale of $80 Million. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;1/11/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32296, p28 

    The article reports that Boston, Massachusetts will sell general obligation debt valued at $80 million. The fixed-rate bonds will finance several capital projects. The bonds will be sold through i-Deal's Parity electronic bidding system. The bonds will mature from 2007 through 2006 and insurance...

  • City Getting A Bond Aid. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;10/22/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p3 

    The article reports on the plan by the Grand Rapids Building Authority to refund three new municipal bond series. City commissioners approved a refunding process that will put up to $35 million worth of municipal bonds on the market. The bonds will only be sold if the city can reap...

  • LOCATIONAL LOGROLLING AND CITIZEN SUPPORT OF MUNICIPAL BOND PROPOSALS: The Example of St. Louis. Archer, J. Clark; Reynolds, David R. // Public Choice;Fall1976, Vol. 27, p21 

    Examines citizen support of municipal bond proposals to finance capital investments in service delivery systems based on the example of Saint Louis, Missouri. Strategy offered by Saint Louis bond proponents from the vantage point of electoral geography; Summary of Saint Louis City general...

  • Munis Unchanged as Barrage of BABs Looms. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;8/18/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33168, p2 

    The article focuses on the condition of the municipal bond market in the U.S. It notes that the municipal market was unchanged for the period beginning August 17, 2009, a week dominated by Build America Bond (BAB) issuance and will continue to experience the trend when more than 2 billion...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics