The top tax-writing lawmakers said Wednesday that while a debate about the tax-exempt status of state and local bonds will certainly be in the mix as part of a broader tax-reform debate, it is too early in the discussion to delve into specific issues.

House Ways and Means Committee chairman David Camp, R-Mich., and Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., made the remarks after holding a meeting to further the tax-reform debate. Asked about munis, Camp told reporters that the tax-exempt interest debate will “certainly” be part of the conversation, but that “we’re not looking at specific items right now.”

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