Municipal Bonds for America Leaders Steps Up Advocacy Efforts

- Coalition members will meet with Congressional leaders in Washington on November 27th.

- Municipal Bonds for America unveils new website

Nov 26, 2012, 13:05 ET from Municipal Bonds for America

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Municipal Bonds for America, a new coalition of municipal market professionals representing issuers, dealers, and state and local elected leaders unveiled the organization's new website today. ( will serve as an online resource for Municipal Bonds for America members, Members of Congress, congressional staff, and the media to access data on municipal bonds, issue papers, case studies on the effectiveness of municipal finance, and other information.

Leaders representing Municipal Bonds for America plan to meet with leading members of Congress and staff on Tuesday, November 27th in Washington to discuss how affordable borrowing through the municipal bonds market can help America's communities remain desirable places to live and competitive places to work.

For nearly 100 years, municipal bonds have provided a remarkably efficient way to identify, prioritize and fund state and local infrastructure projects.  For America to remain competitive, much needs to be done to improve the nation's aging infrastructure.

About Municipal Bonds for America

Municipal Bonds for America is a group of municipal bond issuers, representing every segment of the market and located coast to coast, who are working with other municipal bond professionals from across America to explain the many benefits of the traditional municipal bond market, including the tax exemption which enables state and local governments to finance vital infrastructure at the lowest cost to their taxpayers while maintaining the integrity and value of the municipal bond market.

SOURCE Municipal Bonds for America