Tag: Public Employee Transparency Act of 2013

PEPTA: Linking State and Local Government Pensions and Municipal Bonds

This is the third in a four part series on the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act of 2013, also known as PEPTA.   To “protect” the federal government from any responsibility for state or local fiscal problems, Reps. Nunes, Ryan and Issa, in the House, and Sens. Burr, Coburn and Thune, in the Senate, have introduced

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Rep. Nunes and Sen. Burr Introduce PEPTA: Another Threat to Municipal Bonds

This is the first in a four part series on Public Employee Pension Transparency Act of 2013, also known as PEPTA. More and more, Congress appears to be considering legislation that is based on anecdotal and inaccurate information and not on good public policy or the facts. That certainly was the case when the House last

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