- Arizona bill would give developers more power to levy taxes Updated: May-02-16 9:46 pm
PHOENIX - A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for public infrastructure in communities they are building has been approved by the Arizona Senate.
- The Latest: Bill targets special taxing districts Updated: May-02-16 9:41 pm
PHOENIX - The Latest on a bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for public infrastructure in communities they are building (all times local):
- Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis, what it means for muni bonds Updated: May-02-16 5:11 pm
NEW YORK - Puerto Rico's worsening debt crisis is dimming the economic outlook for the U.S. territory and putting pressure on Congress to help resolve the situation but it is having little effect on the market for municipal bonds and most investors.
- Markets Right Now: U.S. stock indexes post solid gains Updated: May-02-16 4:08 pm
NEW YORK - The latest on global financial markets (all times local):
- Arizona agency ups security after San Bernardino shooting Updated: May-02-16 2:23 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Department of Economic Security is adding more armed guards and other increased security measures in the wake of the deadly shooting in San Bernardino, California, at a social service agency.
- Portugal wins more time for recovery after rating decision Updated: Apr-29-16 12:44 pm
LISBON, Portugal - Portugal and the rest of the eurozone could breathe a sigh of relief Friday after international ratings agency DBRS said it wasn't lowering Portuguese sovereign debt to junk status - a feared move that likely would have sparked a fresh bout of international jitters about the soundness of the shared currency.
- Audit: Montana financial statements error-free Updated: Apr-28-16 5:26 pm
HELENA, Montana - A new audit released this week says Montana's financial statements are error-free this time - unlike a year ago when an audit revealed scores of mistakes and cited a lack of internal controls that could have exposed the errors sooner.
- The Latest: SC Senate passes $2B borrowing bill for roads Updated: Apr-27-16 7:31 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Latest on the Senate plan to get more money to South Carolina roads (all times local):
- The Latest: Cruz shoots an airball at 'basketball ring' Updated: Apr-27-16 12:15 am
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters head to the polls in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland (all times Eastern):
- Argentina pays down much of its debt; US judge drops orders Updated: Apr-22-16 4:09 pm
NEW YORK - Argentina paid creditors on Friday who had refused debt restructurings after its record default, ending a long-standing legal dispute that returns the South American country to international credit markets after nearly 15 years.
- West Virginia's bond rating dropped a notch in coal freefall Updated: Apr-22-16 10:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Standard & Poor's has dropped West Virginia's bond rating amid the coal industry's downturn.
- The Latest: Lawmakers agree to borrow $250 million in bonds Updated: Apr-18-16 9:46 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on state borrowing (all times local):
- Mississippi lawmakers agree to borrow $250 million in bonds Updated: Apr-18-16 9:42 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi state government would borrow $250 million under an agreement between House and Senate negotiators that's headed to the desk of Gov. Phil Bryant.
- Rates mixed at US Treasury weekly auction Updated: Apr-18-16 6:08 pm
WASHINGTON - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction. Rates on three-month bills dipped to their lowest level in three months, while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
- Editorials from around New England Updated: Apr-16-16 12:14 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
- State funds for pharmacy school to lapse in July Updated: Apr-16-16 12:12 pm
HILO, Hawaii - The University of Hawaii is approaching a July deadline to commit millions in state-approved funds for its long-awaited pharmacy school in Hilo.
- Oklahoma GOP leaders balk at governor's $500M bond plan Updated: Apr-16-16 11:15 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin's plan to shield Oklahoma public schools and other state services from budget cuts in part by issuing up to $500 million in bonds for road construction received a frosty reception in the House and Senate.
- China and Japan help boost foreign holdings of US debt Updated: Apr-15-16 4:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities jumped in February, driven by China and Japan, the two biggest foreign owners of U.S. debt.
- 2 suburban NY officials charged in securities fraud case Updated: Apr-14-16 5:28 pm
RAMAPO, New York - A town supervisor and the former head of a development corporation were charged with securities fraud Thursday, accused of "repeatedly and brazenly" lying about town finances as they secretly funded construction of a minor-league baseball stadium that the public had rejected.
- Slow and steady is sexy again: Investors return to munis Updated: Apr-14-16 3:03 pm
NEW YORK - Boring? Give me more of that!
- State initiative seeks funding for biomedical research Updated: Apr-14-16 1:34 pm
HELENA, Montana - Wording for an initiative that would issue as much as $200 million in bonds for Montana-based biomedical research has been approved, meaning officials can begin gathering signatures.
- Scottsdale Airport to remodel terminal, business center Updated: Apr-14-16 5:54 am
PHOENIX - The Scottsdale Airport plans to tear down its terminal area and business center to replace it with two large hangers and an office complex.
- Governor touts "working draft" to close $1.3 bln budget hole Updated: Apr-13-16 7:44 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin on Wednesday touted her proposals to close a $1.3 billion hole in next year's budget and said she would work with the Legislature over the next six weeks to prevent deep cuts in spending on schools, highways and public safety.
- US, Goldman Sachs reach $5B settlement over risky mortgages Updated: Apr-11-16 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Monday announced a roughly $5 billion settlement with Goldman Sachs over the sale of mortgage-backed securities leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, with the government accusing the bank of misleading investors about the quality of its loans.