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President Biden Hits the Road (and Rail) to Tout Infrastructure Plan Muni Legislation Continues to Gain Steam

As Congress steps away from Washington for a two-week recess, President Biden continues to travel the country touting his Administrations Build Back Better plan,  which includes a robust 2+ trillion-dollar[…]

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Starting this Week: MBFA Virtual Fly-In Infrastructure and Municipal Bonds May 7-12

The Municipal Bonds for America council is planning a “virtual fly-in” for Steering Committee members starting this Friday. As infrastructure continues to move on Capitol Hill, members will have the[…]

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Bipartisan Senate Direct Pay Bill to be Introduced Today

This afternoon, Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) are expected to reintroduce the American Infrastructure Bonds Act,   a bill that would create a new direct pay taxable[…]

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Direct Pay Bonds Remain in the Spotlight

Following the release of the LIFT Act municipal bond financing package and the continued momentum towards a robust infrastructure bill, this morning Politico Pro produced a spotlight piece on bonds, specifically[…]

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President Biden to Host Lawmakers for Infrastructure Discussion

Later today, President Biden is expected to host a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers to discuss infrastructure and the potential for legislation this year, the second meeting of this[…]

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Rep. Terri Sewell to Introduce a Bill to Reinstate Advance Refundings, Other Priorities

We expect that later this morning Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) will introduce the “Local  Infrastructure Financing Tools (LIFT) Act.” The bill will include several BDA and MBFA priorities, including: Reinstate[…]

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