BRADENTON, Fla. - No progress has been made at the local or state level toward resolving Jefferson County, Ala.'s $3.2 billion sewer debt crisis and a federal court should appoint a receiver for the sewer system, the county's bond insurers and trustee said in court documents.

Syncora Guarantee Inc. and Financial Guaranty Insurance Co., and trustee Bank of New York Mellon made the claims in motions objecting to the county's request for federal judge R. David Proctor to delay the receivership hearing now set for Wednesday.

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