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The Diet also enacted two packages of administrative reform bills aimed at slimming the bureaucracy and shifting more power from the central government to local authorities, while also passing into law a bill legally recognizing the Hinomaru as Japan's national flag and "Kimigayo" as the national anthem.
While the threat of the flat tax may have hampered demand for municipals in the last several quarters, the likelihood of the current proposal passing into law is slim.