WASHINGTON — Airport executives made one more attempt this week to convince Senate tax lawmakers to extend two popular bond-financing provisions beyond the end of this year so that airports can continue to borrow at lower rates.

The American Association of Airport Executives sent a letter Monday afternoon to Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., asking him to push for an extension of the Build America Bonds program and a temporary exemption of private-activity bonds from the alternative minimum tax.

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