Several community and labor groups are opposing the Treasury Department's proposed regulations that would ease the requirements for municipal issuers to obtain public approval for projects funded by private-activity bonds, warning they would all but remove public input from the process.

However, one group of issuers, the National Association of Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authorities, is asking the Treasury to grant issuers even more flexibility in how they handle publicly approved bond issues.

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