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It’s the same bad fiscal policy that’s created the current $1.6 billion “structural deficit” in the state budget, Kennedy said Wednesday. The administration proposes sale of the remaining portion of a 1998 tobacco settlement in order to generate $750 mi
Mar 12, 2015 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 12, 2015 12:10
[Louisiana] Treasurer opposes Jindal tobacco settlement sale proposal, criticizes as 'another gimmick'
Kennedy balked Wednesday at Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to sell the last piece of Louisiana's tobacco settlement for upfront cash to pay for Louisiana's free college tuition program called TOPS.
Mar 11, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 12, 2015 10:01
State Treasurer John Kennedy is encouraging the Jindal administration to reconsider selling what’s left of the state’s tobacco settlement. “Any farmer knows it’s a bad idea to sell your seed corn because then you can’t plant next year’s crop,” Kennedy
Mar 11, 2015 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 11, 2015 15:57
Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, ending a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc.
Mar 3, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Mar 3, 2015 18:54
some of those bonds are now coming back to bite them. An analysis of more than 100 such deals by ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism enterprise, last year found that some bonds are in trouble because annual settlement payments to the state
Feb 20, 2015 USA Today
added Feb 20, 2015 04:19
High-yield tobacco debt has surged 5.2 percent this year, more than any other area of munis and beating the entire market’s 1.6 percent return, Barclays data show.
Feb 8, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2015 18:10
thanks to the outcome of a Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC) bonds case. The savings came after a Rhode Island Superior Court judge last month ruled in favor of the TSFC over the issuing of about $600 million in tobacco bonds.
Feb 4, 2015 Inside Counsel
added Feb 5, 2015 06:08
has revised the 2014 U.S. Tobacco portfolio review spreadsheet originally published on Aug. 8, 2014. The revision was required to correct inaccurate descriptions of the prior Rating Watch/Outlook status of two series of bonds issued by the California Coun
Jan 28, 2015 Business Wire
added Jan 30, 2015 12:09
National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF)... The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA), which acts on behalf of 1,200 small retailers and franchise holders, has called on the government to unwind its “unethical investment” in cigarette compani
Jan 25, 2015 Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:30
Oppenheimer Funds is looking over a judge's dismissal of its challenge to Rhode Island's plan to sell nearly $600 million in tobacco-settlement bonds.
Jan 20, 2015 Bond Buyer Online
added Jan 20, 2015 22:32