Lawmakers Looking at Tax-Exempts

Hume, Lynn
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32067, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. Senate Finance Committee is conducting a broad review of tax-exempt bonds and what reforms are needed in the tax-exempt bond market. Plan by the committee to go beyond the tax-exempt bond curbs proposed by the Joint Tax Committee in January 2005 and address other issues; Lawmakers' concern about potential conflicts of interest that exist at rating agencies.


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