The upcoming departure of Ashton Goodfield, lead manager and head of the firm’s municipal bond team, casts some uncertainty on DWS Massachusetts Tax Free Fund. It receives a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral for most share classes and a Negative rating for its more expensive C share class.
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