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Debt is another nasty four letter word for Jefferson County, Alabama

From Europe to Washington D.C., one four little world seems to be on most politicians’ minds. Debt. Enter Jefferson County, Alabama, which facing a crippling $3 billion in debt, last week entered the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in U.S. history … Continue reading

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Riddle me this: scavenger hunt on Wall Street

Authors note: This is the first in a series of blog posts related to business reporting class assignments.  While interesting (I hope!) they will likely not have much to do with municipal finance. From the origins of Wall Street to … Continue reading

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