Category: Events

MBFA Lobbies Congress to Restore Advance Refundings & Increase Bank Qualified Limits

Last week, (June 14,2019) the Municipal Bonds for America (MBFA) Coalition canvased Capitol Hill in support of municipal finance for infrastructure development and the tax exemption through multiple events on Capitol Hill over a two-day period. MBFA Executive Chair Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia, S.C. and current president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors presided…
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MBFA Hosts Muni Bonds Education Seminar & Fly-In With Congress and Staff of the NEC

Last week, the Municipal Bonds for America (MBFA) Coalition increased its advocacy efforts for the support of municipal finance and the tax exemption on Capitol Hill.  In addition to its annual educational seminar for Hill staff, the coalition also held discussions with staff at the National Economic Council (NEC), and hosted a fundraiser for Representative Richard…
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Tax Reform: What it means for Main Street, Wall Street, and K Street

Webinar Details What: A webinar presentation on the political and economic dynamics of tax reform and infrastructure and how prospective changes could impact municipal bond markets A recording of the September 21st webinar can be viewed by clicking the button below: As tax reform discussions persist in Washington with little to no detail, Congress and…
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Muni Bonds 201 Seminar Recap

 MBFA Hosts Muni Bonds Education Seminar & Fly-in With Congress and White House   On Wednesday, June 7th, the MBFA Coalition held a “201” seminar on Capitol Hill for congressional staff and interested parties on the importance of preserving the tax-exemption for municipal bonds. Representative Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL), co-chairs of…
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Muni Bonds 201

View this event’s recap here. An Educational, Breakfast Seminar on Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds Bonds are the Original Public Private Partnership (P3): A Deeper Dive into Federal Policy Issues The day-to-day impact of the municipal tax-exemption The economic efficiency of municipal bond financing The role of qualified private activity bonds (PABs) in infrastructure, housing, health and…
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MBFA to Hold Muni Bonds 101 Seminar on Capitol Hill

Muni Bonds 101, Wednesday, July 2nd from 2-3pm in 2103 Rayburn.