A Maryland Democrat and an Illinois Republican are circulating a letter to colleagues asking for their support in preserving the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds.

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., and Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Ill., sent their fellow lawmakers an email and a hard copy draft letter addressed to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., expressing concerns about proposals to eliminate or cap tax exemption.

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