WASHINGTON — Cities need another dose of recovery aid from the federal government in any forthcoming jobs bill, including extensions of Build America Bonds and other bond-related stimulus programs, global credit ratings for corporate and muni bonds, and more funds for transportation and water infrastructure projects, officials told President Obama this week.

The requests were made in a letter that the National League of Cities sent Obama on Sunday. It warned that “in the absence of additional federal intervention, a deepening local fiscal crisis could hobble the nation’s incipient recovery with more layoffs, furloughs, cancelled infrastructure projects, and reduced services.”

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