Municipal Chapter 9 Cases

Open Records/Open Meetings Issues Still Apply By: Laura Day DelCotto Most bankruptcy attorneys (as well as bankruptcy judges) do not normally run up against “open records” laws in the vast majority of their work. Of course, the local government leadership and all public officials are very well versed in proper

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Municipal Finance: Vulnerable and Distressed

Municipal Finance: Vulnerable and Distressed By: Laura Day DelCotto, Esq. In the July issue of Governing magazine, Publisher Mark Funkhouser astutely notes that money is the “lifeblood” of all cities.  The same day I read his article, the Lexington Herald- Leader front page noted the major declines in city and

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