Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 31, Number 3
Fall 2010
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Editor’s Note:
National Federation of Municipal Analysts 2010 Annual Conference
William Bartley Hildreth

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Changes in the Municipal Analysis Industry:
The Past Thirty Years
Sylvan Feldstein

1-9

State of the States:
Lessons Learned and How to Look Forward
Hannah O’Brien-Rupert, Matt Fabian, John Cape, and Lynn Turner

11-36

Insolvency Laws Affecting the Municipal Market and the Roles of the Buy-Side Analyst in Distressed Situations
Lisa Washburn, Richard Moche, Warren Bloom, and Gilbert Southwell III

37-59

The Federal-State Relationship:
Altered Forever?
Christopher Mier, Thomas Gais, Derek Dorn, William Sisneros, and Chris Hoene

61-84

BABs:
The Structuring Process in Wisconsin
Frank Hoadley

85-93