Daniel P. Moynihan, a Friend of the Muni Market, Dies at 76

Ferris, Craig T.
March 2003
Bond Buyer;3/28/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31803, p5
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Reports on the death of former U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan on March 26, 2003. Moynihan was primarily known as a scholar, senator, orator, author, and urban and social visionary.Moynihan, who died from an infection that developed after his appendix ruptured, was involved in numerous pieces of tax legislation that touched on municipal bonds during the 24 years he served both in the Senate and as a member of the Senate Finance Committee before retiring at the end of 2000. Terming Moynihan a friend of municipal bonds, Micah Green, president of The Bond Market Association, said the senator viewed the market as an important tool for financing the nation's infrastructure…and essential to meeting the nation's goals.


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