WASHINGTON — As the Senate moves toward finishing consideration of financial regulatory reform legislation this week, state treasurers are making last-minute efforts to change some of the bill’s muni-related derivatives and rating provisions, though it’s unclear if they were making any headway with lawmakers.
In a letter sent Sunday to Senate Banking Committee chairman Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., the National Association of State Treasurers warned about provisions that would restrict the ability of states to enter into interest-rate swaps.
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