Leaders of a coalition of more than 60 state and local groups and associations met with Reps. Randy Hultgreen, R-Ill. and Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., Tuesday to thank them for their continued support in preserving tax-exemption for municipal bonds.

The "Don't Mess with Our Bonds Coalition" has been urging Congress and the Obama administration to reject any proposal to hamstring the financing of local infrastructure projects by changing the tax-exempt status of municipal bond interest.

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