Bans on political contributions by municipal finance firms and executives may be designed to limit opportunities for women-owned and minority-owned firms, Oregon's state treasurer alleged Monday.

"When you look at the nature of the investment banking business, they have been making contributions to politicians for years," with few problems or improprieties, said Jim

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