A Massachusetts general obligation offering and a $1.8 billion New Jersey tax and revenue anticipation note sale will compete for investors' attention as the first two largest deals to be priced as the market bids farewell to summer and gets back to business after the Labor Day hiatus.

A $661 million Massachusetts GO sale is part of an estimated $3.03 billion of total long-term, new-issue volume expected to be priced this week, according to Thomson Reuters, and is one of two Massachusetts deals on the relatively skimpy long-term calendar this week. Last week, the municipal market saw a revised $3.36 billion of total long-term new-issue volume.

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