WASHINGTON — Three Texas state legislators are urging the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service to adopt rules that would permit the Texas Permanent School Fund, for the first time, to guarantee bonds issued for the benefit of open-enrollment charter schools created under state law.

The legislators — Sen. Florence Shapiro, and Reps. Linda Harper Brown and Rob Eissler — made the request after the state legislature enacted a measure they sponsored authorizing the PSF to provide guarantees for such financings.

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