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Storm clouds gather: two fights--one to preserve the tax-exemption on municipal bonds and another to prevent federal oversight of state and local government financial and bond disclosure information--are on the radar. Feb 1, 2013 2775
SEC report makes case for muni oversight, despite opposition: the SEC completed its review of the municipal securities market and released its report, which makes more than a dozen recommendations for legislative and regulatory changes. Oct 1, 2012 2086
IRS finalizes 3 percent withholding regulations; efforts to repeal law still in play. Jun 1, 2011 1854
Washington in 2011: efforts to trim the federal budget will likely demand the attention of the GFOA and all other state and local government associations. Feb 1, 2011 1300
Regulations gearing up: many federal government agencies, including the SEC, the MSRB, and the IRS, have proposed or finalized regulations that also affect state and local governments. Dec 1, 2010 1923
Finance Reform Act affects state and local governments in many ways: the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act includes many provisions related to municipal securities, as well as new regulations for advisors hired by state and local governments. Aug 1, 2010 1273
Municipal bond issues remain popular in Washington: throughout the year, we can expect Congress and the SEC to propose and finalize significant legislative and regulatory initiatives that will have a direct impact on municipal bond issuers. Feb 1, 2010 2875
Washington focuses on muni market: much legislative, regulatory, and judicial attention has been focused on the problems municipal bond issuers are facing as a result of disruption in the capital markets. Aug 1, 2008 1435
Internet access taxes--is the end in sight? Jun 1, 2004 1347
Breaking down the president's budget: a local government perspective. Apr 1, 2004 1180
Busy legislative agenda includes key state, local issues: GFOA will continue to monitor key issues of importance to state and local finance during a busy legislative agenda complicated by election-year politics. Feb 1, 2004 985
Banking bills still in limbo. Dec 1, 2003 1048
Lobbying for flexibility in tax-exempt financing: GFOA and the Public Finance Network are working to introduce a bill in Congress that will ease some of the restrictions on the use of tax-exempt municipal bonds. Oct 1, 2003 1195
The remote sales conundrum: where do we stand? Apr 1, 2003 2069

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