• Webinars

Update from D.C. (October 2023)

An October 19, 2023 update on NABL’s recent advocacy efforts, a recap of recent legislative and regulatory activity that we are tracking, and some discussion on what may be in…

U.S. Capitol Building on yellow background.
  • Webinars

Q2 Advocacy Update

Recap of the latest from Washington, D.C. and insights into what may be on the horizon for the remainder of the year.

Members of the 2023 NABL Board of Directors on the east steps of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on May 18, 2023.
Members of the 2023 NABL Board of Directors on the east steps of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on May 18, 2023.
  • News

NABL Goes to Washington

A recap of the Board of Director’s advocacy meetings in Washington, D.C. on May 17 – 19.

U.S. Capitol Building. Source: Ron Cogswell via Flickr
  • News

Advance Refunding Bill Reintroduced

Representatives Kustoff and Ruppersberger reintroduced the Investing in Our Communities Act, which would restore tax-exempt advance refundings for municipal bonds.

  • Comments

Statement for the Record: Our Nation’s Crumbling Infrastructure and The Need for Immediate Action

Statement for the Record of Dee P. Wisor, President, National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) in response to a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means hearing entitled…

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Letter to the 116th Congress

Letter welcoming the 116th Congress and sharing our key priorities for the year.

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Request for IRS Guidance on Refunding of Taxable Bonds

Request that the Office of Indian Tribal Governments/Tax Exempt Bonds (“ITG/TEB”) provide written guidance regarding the treatment of tax-exempt bonds issued to advance refund taxable bonds that are not tax-advantaged…

  • Reports and Resources

Ban on Tax-Exempt Advance Refundings: Now What

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed by Congress and signed into law on December 22, 2017 prohibits the issuance of tax-exempt advance refunding bonds after December 31, 2017.…

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PFN Letter on Tax Reform (November 2017)

Letter from the Public Finance Network (PFN), including NABL, to members of the 115th Congress expressing opposition to the inclusion of provisions that would eliminate the tax exemptions for qualified…