WASHINGTON -- With Congress preparing to wrap up work on community development legislation, regulators on Tuesday urged lawmakers to adopt a Senate-passed measure that would encourage securitization of small-business loans.

At the same time, the regulators trashed a rival plan approved by the House Banking Committee. The House bill would give the federal government a heavy role in the development and oversight of a secondary market for all kinds of commercial loans.

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