Here’s the Reuters piece from Thursday. This major development in the saga of financing the sewer system of Jefferson County is a new reminder of the long-lasting consequences of municipal finance gone wrong…how timely that we have two great sessions lined up for our December 9 TN-ASPA symposium related to municipal finance! Keynote speaker Dwight Denison of the University of Kentucky is a nationally recognized researcher on the topic, and a distinguished lineup of regional practitioners will also tackle issues in state and local finance in our panel, shown below. Register now to attend.
- Financial Reforms: Model Debt Policy, Increased Transparency, Accountability and More
- Mary Margaret Collier, Director of State & Local Finance, Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
- Anne Butterworth, Assistant to the Comptroller for Public Finance, Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
- Rich Riebeling, Director of Finance, City of Nashville
- John Schroer, Commissioner of TDOT