Tag: tax-exempt municipal bonds

Tax Reform: Growing the Economy Starts with Cities

This week, the Trump Administration released its tax reform plan, billed as “the biggest tax cut and largest tax reform in our history.” If fully implemented, the plan would have lasting impacts on every sector of American life, including cities. The National League of Cities (NLC) recognizes the need for comprehensive tax reform. Since the

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New Evidence That the Tax Exemption Matters

Tax-exempt municipal bonds provide support for infrastructure projects such as the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge in Boston, pictured above. (photo: Will Damon) Walking down Commonwealth Avenue in Boston this summer, it was hard to imagine more than six feet of snow in this very place not more than a few months prior. Although

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A Reminder that the Time for Local Community Investment is Now

This post was written by Carolyn Coleman, Director, Center for Federal Relations at the National League of Cities. This is the fourth post in a series this week discussing different perspectives on the results of NLC’s 2013 Local Economic Conditions Survey. At a time when our recent Local Economic Conditions survey report shows that cities

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