WASHINGTON - President Obama's fiscal 2010 budget proposes a five-year, $25 billion national infrastructure bank, a five-year $5 billion high-speed rail state grant program, $4.5 billion for community block development grants, and $3.9 billion for clean and drinking water state revolving funds.

The $3.55 trillion budget request, which was summarized in a 134-page overview released yesterday, would also phase out the Federal Family Education Loan program and require all new student loans to be originated by the Department of Education and financed with Treasury borrowing. That action would effectively kill the market for federally guaranteed student loans, municipal market participants said.

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