Monthly Archives: July 2012

Infrastructure Alert – July 24, 2012

On July 6, President Obama signed the transportation reauthorization bill, culminating a three-year stretch of bipartisan back and forth over highway and transit spending. Last week, the US Conference of Mayors released its annual U.S. Metro Economies Report which indicated

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Posted in Amtrak, Articles, Georgia, Infrastructure, Infrastructure Bank, New Jersey, New York, TIFIA, Transportation Legislation

Health Care Reform Implementation Update July 18, 2012

Last week the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but several Republican governors expressed willingness to expand their states’ Medicaid programs in accordance with the Act if their states could be granted control over how the

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Posted in Articles, Health Care Reform Implementation Updates, Indiana, Kentucky, PPACA, Texas

The Emerging LIBOR Scandal – 3 Point Bulletin

What is LIBOR and why does it matter? LIBOR, or the London Interbank Offered Rate, is the average interest rate at various maturities at which global banks borrow funds from other banks. LIBOR is calculated by Thompson Reuters in London

Posted in Articles, Washington, D.C.

Health Care Reform Implementation Update July 3, 2012

The Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in a landmark 5-4 decision, which prompted many in business, the administration and states around the country to proceed with the Act’s implementation, while others are preparing for a

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Posted in Affordable Care Act, Articles, Health Care Reform Implementation Updates, Health Reform, Medicaid, PPACA, Supreme Court, Texas, Washington, D.C.
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