Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 21, Number 2
Summer 2000
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

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Editor's Note

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State Guarantees for School Debt and the Texas Penalty
Wes Clarke and Robert L. Bland

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Municipal Government Intervention in a Natural Gas Delivery Systtem: The Case for Demand Forecasting
Paul Hodges, William Buchanan, and John Theis

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Municipal Default Risk
David Litvack and Frank Rizzo

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Points for Municipal Issuers to Keep in Mind During Good Times
Paul S. Maco

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Tax-Exempt Bond Issuers Should Welcome an Excise Tax
Christopher S. Rizek

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Accounting Developments:
GASB Update
Catherine L. Staples

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Tax Law Developments:
Washington Update: Tax Credit Bonds
Linda B. Schakel

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