Municipal Finance Journal

Volume 33, Number 1
Spring 2012
Editor: W. Bartley Hildreth

Editor’s Note
W. Bartley Hildreth

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Rainy Days in the Sunshine State:
A Look at the Impact of the Mortgage Crisis on County Finances in Florida
Beth-Anne Schuelke-Leech

7-37

Revenue Diversification in the States: The Credit Quality and Interest Cost Impacts
Cleopatra Grizzle

39-58

The Economic Impact of U.S. Airports During the Recession and the Recovery
Nick Larsen and Chris Mier

59-113

An Alternative to Municipal Bond Insurance: Tax Offset Municipal Securities (TOMS™)
Paul Fennell

115-121