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Muni Lowdown: Raising Arizona

Muni Lowdown: Raising Arizona

Two weeks after it failed to clear the market, an Arizona Industrial Development Authority unrated financing for a sports facility returned, trimmed down and featuring enhanced terms to entice skittish investors. Debtwire Municipals Caitlin Devitt gives us the details. The Chicago Board of Education plans to issue bonds for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) in the next few months, said the district’s chief financial officer. Debtwire's Patrick Ferguson tells us the situation. The State of Illinois is not ready to say whether it will appeal a recent court decision that revives a lawsuit seeking to void USD 14.3bn of the state’s general obligation (GO) bonds. Debtwire's Caitlin Devitt explains the story. Yong Lim, the Debtwire Municipals desk editor, is the moderator of the podcast. The Muni Lowdown is a weekly podcast recapping the previous week's significant news developments in the municipal bond market. For comments or questions contact

Duration: 22 min

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