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April 8, 2021

Illinois withstands pandemic’s financial effects; US airport sector benefits from passenger lift

Ted Hampton of the US Public Finance team discusses how the State of Illinois is weathering COVID-19’s financial difficulties while pension obligations continue to weigh on its credit quality. Plus, Earl Heffintrayer and Myra Shankin of the Project and Infrastructure Finance team weigh in on the US airport sector’s improving prospects as passenger levels pick up. 

Inside this episode:

  • Ted Hampton of the US Public Finance team discusses how the State of Illinois is weathering COVID-19’s financial difficulties while pension obligations continue to weigh on its credit quality. (begins at 1:36)
  • Earl Heffintrayer and Myra Shankin of the Project and Infrastructure Finance team weigh in on the US airport sector’s improving prospects as passenger levels pick up. (begins at 8:23)

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