In the latest installment of the Department of Legislative Services’ (DLS) podcast, Matthew Bennett and Patrick Frank discuss last month’s sale of $550 million in State General Obligation Bonds.
The nationally-regarded Department of Legislative Services staff explains a little-understood but important part of government finance, including:
- Why does the state government borrow money, through bonds, to pay for capital projects?
- What does the state’s Triple-A bond rating mean for taxpayers?
- How does the state actually sell bonds? Who can buy them?
- The difference between taxable and tax-exempt bonds.
A link to the podcast can be found on the DLS website.
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