Muni-market participants seek expansion of ARRA provisions

12/22/2009 | Bond Buyer (free content), The

Participants in the municipal bond market are urging Congress to either extend or expand provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, such as the Build America Bonds program. "Obviously, I think there's a lot of hope that the temporary provisions, some of them at least, will be extended," said Thomas Vander Molen, a partner with Dorsey & Whitney. The House got the ball rolling last week when lawmakers approved a jobs bill that includes an expansion of two tax-credit bond programs.

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