ASA Statement on House Muni Bond Hearing
ASA looks forward to being a constructive partner.
WASHINGTON – The American Securities Association (ASA) today welcomed a House Financial Services Committee hearing exploring the role of municipal bond markets and economic, racial, and social justice.
“ASA applauds the Financial Services Committee for raising important questions about the ability of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and higher education institutions of smaller sizes to access funding in a cost-effective manner,” said ASA CEO Chris Iacovella. “If a legislative solution is needed to create incentives for bonds to be used to make funding for higher education and college more affordable for every American, ASA looks forward to being a constructive partner.”
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