DALLAS — A sale on behalf of a city-owned utility to fund a coal plant and a two-tranche issue from the state for its college loan program lead the way this week in the Texas municipal market.

San Antonio plans to issue $289 million of electric and gas system revenue bonds Thursday on behalf of its CPS Energy utility, using proceeds to for its share of a coal-fired plant and other projects as part of a five-year, $5.2 billion capital-improvement plan.

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