Keeping the full tax-exemption for municipal bonds will be vital to America's plans for rebuilding its infrastructure, Scott Pattison, executive director and CEO of the National Governors Association, said on Tuesday.

Addressing a meeting of the Municipal Forum of New York, Pattison said that governors and the states must make sure that officials at the federal level understand the vital role that tax-exemption will play in rebuilding America.

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