Category: Testimony

Mayor Benjamin Testifies Before House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

On April 2, 2019, Mayor Steve Benjamin testified before the House Energy & Commerce Committee on state and local action on climate change. As a staunch advocate for municipal bonds, he also defended the tax-exemption for municipal bonds and argued for the full reinstatement of advance refunding in his testimony. You can view his testimony…
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AAPA Presents Testimony Before the Senate Finance Committee

Kurt Nagle, President and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), presented testimony before the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness on July 18, 2018. View a copy of the testimony here.  

MBFA Submits Statement to the Tax Reform Working Groups

Today the MBFA submitted a statement to the House Ways and Means tax reform working groups on Debt, Equity and Capital (Reps. Marchant (R-TX) and McDermott (D-WA)); Financial Services (Reps. Smith (R-NE) and Larson (D-CT)); and Charitable and Exempt Organizations (Reps. Reichert (R-WA) and Lewis (D-GA)). Click here to view the statement.

MBFA Submits Statement for the Record to House Ways and Means Committee for Hearing on Tax Reform

MBFA’s statement focuses on the vital importance of maintaining the tax exempt status of municipal bonds and the potential impact on the municipal market, investors, and issuers if the tax exemption for municipal bonds is altered, replaced or eliminated.