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Neighbors for a United Atlanta, Inc. criticizes story on bond sale, offers alternate view

By MICHAEL HANDELMAN, CFA, executive director, Neighbors for a United Atlanta, Inc. “Buckhead cityhood effort does not seem to cause hike in Atlanta’s borrowing costs,” reported a Dec. 20 article by the “Saporta Report’s” David Pendered. This headline was based on a single point-in-time comparison between recent sales of government bonds by the City of […]

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 The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Board of Directors approved a resolution to refund $56.8 million of its series 2012A bonds, saving the Authority $6.5 million in net present value of future interest costs. MARTA’s average interest savings is $588,000 per year. MARTA moved quickly on this partial refunding to take advantage of favorable […]