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New Proposed Legislation: PABs for Social Infrastructure and a Ban on Stadium Bonds

The new Congressional session is heating up, and we’ll cover two new pieces of proposed legislation below. For the first time in several years, we can avoid giving the usual disclaimer that any new piece of legislation is “likely going nowhere.” Tax reform appears to be a real possibility for the first time in many … Continue Reading

Move America Bonds – Close Enough for Government Work

Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Senator John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) have sponsored a bill to encourage private parties to help repair the nation’s infrastructure by encouraging the broader use of public-private partnerships, or P3s. The bill, called “The Move America Act of 2015,” proposes a new type of tax-exempt bond, the “Move America Bond.”  (Move America Bonds will … Continue Reading

Roddy Devlin and Greg Johnson on Public-Private Partnerships

Roddy Devlin and Greg Johnson, two of our experts on Public-Private Partnerships (which you may know as “P3s”), have an excellent overview in The Bond Buyer today ($) of how the federal, state, and local governments in the United States are warming up to the idea of using P3s for infrastructure projects. If you’re more of a … Continue Reading
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