WASHINGTON — As lawmakers and regulators debate improvements to secondary market disclosure, the new chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board stresses it is ready to expand its role to disseminate issuers’ interim financial information through its EMMA system.

Alan Polsky, senior vice president of Dougherty & Co. in Minneapolis and former chairman of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, took the helm of the MSRB on Oct. 1, the beginning of the board’s second year as a 21-member, majority public body. 

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