WASHINGTON – Two corporate executives and lobbyists told treasurers meeting here on Monday that they are hearing positive things about municipal bonds from legislative staffers, but a senior tax staffer from the Senate Finance Committee said tax reform may slip into 2018.

Larry Chadwick, vice president of federal government relations for TIAA, said he has found support for munis on Capitol Hill. "We think municipal bonds are a critical funding mechanism for infrastructure," he said during a tax reform panel at the National Association of State Treasurers 2017 Legislative Conference.

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