Securities and Exchange Commission member Daniel Gallagher has sworn to take up the cause of municipal market reform at the SEC, accepting the baton from Elisse Walter, who recently left the commission.

Many of the recommendations included in the commission’s comprehensive 2012 report on the municipal market remain unimplemented, and muni issues have been slow to gain traction with federal policymakers and lawmakers. But the Republican commissioner, who took office in November 2011, said he is ready to push for some of those recommendations, particularly those on price transparency.

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