The $3.3 trillion Municipal market has experienced extreme volatility as a result of COVID-19. Over the last six weeks, municipal bond prices fell the most we've seen in four decades. Nearly 22 million Americans filed for unemployment and Washington injected the economy with a $2.2 trillion stimulus plan.
We created a pandemic tracker using Bitvore's Cellenus for Munis to monitor the risk of obligors by city and sector.
By leveraging AI and machine learning, credit portfolio managers, analysts and traders use this Bitvore tracker to monitor issuers in real-time.
- Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority chief executive Steve Hill said authority room tax revenue is expected to drop from $300 million to between $100-$120 million in the upcoming fiscal year.
- Honolulu should expect an $80 million tax revenue shortfall for the city's $9.2 billion rail transit project as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
- The coronavirus outbreak will force Los Angeles to reduce some services and furlough many municipal employees for approximately a month. "I've never before hesitated to assure you that our city is strong, but I won't say those words tonight," Garcetti said in his State of the City address on April 19, 2020.
- Gilbert Town Council will hold off going to voters this November with a $465 million transportation and infrastructure bond. Instead, an ad hoc Citizens Transportation Task Force recommended Gilbert put the bond on the November 2, 2021 ballot. A formal vote would follow by Council in June 2021.
- Oregon officials say they expect the state to receive around $2.45 billion in coronavirus aid money from the federal coronavirus relief package. Most of that money will go to the state, the city of Portland, and Multnomah and Washington counties. According to the U.S. Treasury Department, the maximum amount Oregon can pass to local jurisdictions is $1.6 billion.
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