For many local government officials and solicitors in Pennsylvania, a bond issue is a rare occurrence perceived to be shrouded in mystery. Like most things in life, it is only mysterious because it is unfamiliar. Once you...more
Municipalities have their general counsels who handle their normal legal work, including litigation, contracts and labor matters. These lawyers go by different names in different states, such as city attorney, corporation...more
Municipal financings are often perceived as a very complex, and even overwhelming, undertaking. The various rules and regulations which govern the process oftentimes seem complicated and difficult to understand. Keep in mind...more
Originally published in The Legal Intelligencer on February 26, 2013.
A package of reform-minded bills has been introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate by Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon) and others that, if enacted,...more