WASHINGTON — The Government Finance Officers Association is asking the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board to more clearly explain the importance of its proposal to nearly double the transaction fees it collects from dealers in order to pay for its development of its EMMA system as well as its new oversight of municipal advisers.

The GFOA is the latest group to raise concerns about the proposal in comment letters filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Though the MSRB’s dealer-led board approved the proposal in late September, just before the MSRB was reconstituted as a majority-public self-regulator, industry groups and dealer firms also have criticized it in comment letters filed this week.

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