As the auction-rate securities market continues to stall, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board reiterated last week that it plans to request public comment soon on draft changes to its rules that will boost the transparency of that market.

MSRB executive director Lynnette Hotchkiss said Friday that the board plans to ask for public comment on the proposal in the next two or three weeks, after the staff finishes the changes and the board has a chance to approve them.

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