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Municipal Perspective published on July 29, 2016

Election 2016: Roundup of Muni-Related Policy Proposals

Now that we have the official nominees for the Democratic and Republican parties, we thought it would be a good time to hit the highlights of Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s municipal-related policy proposals. Both candidates’ plans remain reasonably big picture.

In the table below, we summarize some of the biggest municipal bond-related policies from Clinton and Trump. Three areas where the candidates’ proposals are reasonably fleshed out include tax reform, infrastructure spending and energy. We acknowledge that each topic is complex on its own.  

Sources: Breckinridge Capital Advisors,, 


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