New Congress Sees Bond Bills, Including Mortgage Revenue Plan
- Michigan Bill Allows Pension Bonds For Localities That Shut Down Plans. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;6/20/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33734, p6
The article presents information on the U.S. Senate Bill 1129, under which local governments in Michigan would be able to issue municipal bonds to pay off their unfunded pension liabilities.
- Municipal bond and state and local finance legislative status report. // Bond Buyer;03/19/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30602, p6
Lists several legislations affecting municipal bonds in the United States as of March 19, 1999. Includes private use bond restrictions on municipal electric utility; Airport Improvement Program; Flow control.
- Municipal bond and state and local finance legislative status report. // Bond Buyer;12/17/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30790, p6
Reports on developments in United States legislative bills concerning municipal bonds and state and local finance as of December 17, 1999. Status of the proposed legislation; Comparison with existing laws.
- Senate Near Passing Tax Cut, But Bond Proposals Face Uncertainty. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;05/23/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31145, p1
Reports on the possible approval of an 11-year tax cut package that includes two tax-exempt bond measures. Efforts to encourage school construction by allowing the issuance of private-activity bonds and an easing of arbitrage restrictions; Congressional leaders' desire to reconcile the...
- THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT. // Bond Buyer;10/02/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30987, p8
Presents an update on the status of legislative bills pertinent to the municipal bond industry in the United States, as of October 2, 2000. Proposal to increase the cap on private-activity bond issuance; Allowance of public utilities to participate in a competitive electricity market without...
- 'Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing'. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;10/11/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30744, p33
Reports on legislative developments affecting the municipal bond market in the United States in the first week of October 1999. Tax-exempt bond provisions in the Congressional tax bill; Provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
- Negotiators OK $820B Omnibus Bill With Muni Implications. Barnett, Susanna Duff; Vadum, Matthew; Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;12/1/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31771, p6
Reports on the proposed legislation by the Republic leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for the multi-billion dollar spending in the U.S. for 2004. Inclusions of provisions that affect the municipal bond market; Claims of Democrat leaders on the negotiation; Provision of...
- Bond Bills May Survive Congress. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;08/21/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30958, p1
Reports on developments concerning proposed bond-related bills in the United States as of August 21, 2000. High- and lower-profile proposals that could become part of a possible tax package; Proposal by Representative Doug Bereuter.
- Municipal bond and state and local finance legislative status report. // Bond Buyer;06/22/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30419, p6
Presents a status report on municipal bond, state and local finance legislation in the United States. Corporations' investment of up to 2% of their assets in tax-exempt bonds; President Bill Clinton's proposal to extend pro rata disallowance of tax-exempt interest expense to financial firms;...