House Vote on Washington, D.C., Baseball Player Income Tax Postponed, for Now
- ARIZONA: Bonding for Baseball Eyed. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;6/30/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33140, p9
The article reports on the plan of senators to consider a bill that would establish a sports development district with the authority to issue tax-exempt bonds for baseball spring training facilities in Pima County, Arizona. It states that the bill would allow voters to increase tourism and...
- After Delays, Orlando Ready to Deal. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;2/21/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32820, p1
The article reports that local government of Orlando, Florida has finalized the pricing of $330.6 million of fixed-rate debt for the sale of the tax revenue bonds. The bond proceeds will be used for the construction of the 75,000 square feet sport center. The center will serve as the home of the...
- Senate Approves Farm Bill. McConnel, Alison L.; Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/17/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32775, p1
The article reports on the approval of a farm bill by the U.S. Senate that would create new categories of municipal bonds for timber conservation, rural development, and fish habitat conservation. Under the farm bill, the private-payment test for bonds used to finance professional sports...
- Teams lose in houston and St. Paul, win in San Antonio. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;11/4/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30762, p16
Reports that voters in San Antonio, Texas, approved on November 2, 1999, a proposed municipal bond issue to help finance an arena for the San Antonio Spurs basketball team. Voters' rejection of similar proposals in Houston, Texas, and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
- St. Paul deal cements funds for proposed hockey arena. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;02/19/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30582, p1
Reports on the issuance of $73.8 million of taxable revenue bonds by the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota to finance a hockey arena. Structure of the deal; Subjection of the bonds to calamity redemption if the area is condemned; Yields of the bonds; Rating by Standard & Poor's.
- Private investors, healthy economy help developers fund sports arenas. McEntee, Christopher // Bond Buyer;05/28/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30402, p1
Reports on the factors causing sports arena developers in the United States to bypass the municipal market when searching for financing for their projects. Wall Street's growing comfort with securitizations; Bond issuers' expansion into the private sports facility area; Favorable economic trends.
- Pressing for Legislation. Duff, Susanna // Bond Buyer;3/4/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31585, p1
Reports on the possible utilization of permanent rules issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service of municipal bonds. Demand raised by the American Public Power Association for issuance of regulations on the Treasury Department's 2003 work plan; Need for imposing federal tax liability on...
- THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT. // Bond Buyer;03/19/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31099, p4
Presents a status report on legislative bills affecting the municipal bond market in the United States as of March 19, 2001. Public School Construction Partnership Act; High-Speed Rail Investment Act of 2001; National Energy Security Act of 2001; America's Better Classroom Act.
- N.Y.C. City Council Likely to Fast-Track Mayor's G-37-Like Proposal. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;05/14/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31138, p1
Reports the speedy legislation of the New York City Council on the G-37 proposal in New York, New York. Restrictions of the G-37 proposal to firms associated in municipal securities; Imposition of a moratorium on rulemaking; Comments of the senior research associate of the Citizen's Budget...