Tag Archives: Municipal Bonds

WEF Joins in Writing Congress To Oppose Tax Bill Provision

December 20, 2017

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Municipal bonds help finance water and wastewater infrastructure projects. While a U.S. House of Representatives bill maintains tax-exempt status for municipal-issued bonds for water and wastewater infrastructure projects, Section 3602 of the bill would repeal the ability to advance refund municipal bonds. On Nov. 8, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined other water […]

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White House Briefing Lays Out Administration Funding Priorities

November 29, 2017

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On Oct. 10, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) staff attended a meeting at the White House that outlined the Donald Trump administration’s priorities and plans for increased investment in water infrastructure. During the meeting, several administration officials also answered questions from water sector leaders. Officials attending included U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, […]

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WEF Joins in Supporting Tax-Free Municipal Bonds

August 22, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined 53 other organization to send a letter to U.S. senators opposing any changes to tax-free municipal bonds in the comprehensive tax reform bill that the Senate Finance Committee is drafting. Maintaining the tax-exemption supports construction of national infrastructure, which benefits the economy, creates jobs, and provides services […]

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