Tribal governments in the United States need access to capital to fund government buildings, schools, medical facilities and other infrastructure, and tax-exempt financing is one solution that can bring these projects to completion.Read More »
Art Hyman, senior vice president and manager of federal financing, is co-chairing the 35th Annual AGLF (Association for Governmental Leasing and Finance) Fall Conference Nov. 4-6, 2015, in St. Pete Beach, Fla. Key Government Finance is also a sponsor for the conference, which will focus on homeland security, and will also provide panelists for several discussions.
“Homeland security is an approximately $65 billion a year industry across all governments in the U.S., and it is growing pretty rapidly,” said Hyman, who is co-chairing the conference with Maneesh Jhunjhunwala, vice president of risk for De Lage Landen. “We’ve all heard about major corporate and federal agency hacks and their effect on individual identity and security elements. The government is struggling with how to pay for all of the assets needed to stay on the cutting edge of providing all of that security, and creative financing can provide solutions.”Read More »