FAR WEST Bond-Watch

Saskal, Rich
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/16/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31927, p33
Trade Publication
Reports on developments about bonds in West United States as of July 16, 2004. Issuance of bonds that will be used to preserve coastline in central California; Standard & Poor's Corp.'s rating of the general obligation bonds of Los Angeles Unified School District; Tax revenue of Hawaii for fiscal year ended June 30; Decision of Standard & Poor's to raise the rating of limited tax general obligations bonds of Tacoma, Washington.


Related Articles

  • S&P lifts California to A-Plus On Rosier Revenue Projections. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;5/18/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32384, p1 

    The article reports on the upgrade of the general obligation bond rating of the state of California by Standard & Poor's Corp. The bond rating of the state was raised from A to A-plus after Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a total revenue of 7.5 billion dollars. With the new rating,...

  • Franklin Co., Ohio, Aqency Raised by S&P.  // Bond Buyer;6/28/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32163, p2 

    The article reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. has raised its rating on Franklin County, Ohio, Convention Facilities Authority's tax and lease revenue anticipation refunding bonds to AA from A-plus because of a strengthening of legal provisions. At the same time, Standard & Poor's assigned its...

  • Anderson County, S.C, Raised to AA bv S&P.  // Bond Buyer;9/20/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32221, p2 

    Reports on the upgrade of the bond rating of Anderson County, South Carolina from AA-minus to AA by Standard & Poor's Corp. Influence of the county's sound financial management and enhanced planning on the upgrade of the bond rating; Condition of the wealth levels of the county.

  • S&P Lifts Its Watch on Lake County, Ind., and 8 Localities. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/27/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31977, p7 

    Reports on the removal of the negative CreditWatch designation for Lake County and other municipalities in Indiana by Standard & Poor's Rating Services. Plan to review other areas after a court challenges the constitutionality of a tax reassessment in the state; Review conducted on each issuers...

  • Worthington, Ohio, GOs Lowered to AA by S&P.  // Bond Buyer;11/10/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32257, p2 

    Reports that Standard & Poor's Corp. has lowered its rating on Worthington, Ohio's limited-tax general obligation bonds to AA trom AA-plus citing the city's weakening financial position. Decline in the unreserved general fund balance to 2.8 million dollars; Reflection of concerns over negative...

  • OREGON & WASHINGTON: S&P: Size Matters Less. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;11/14/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33004, p9 

    The article reports on the upgrade made by Standard & Poor's Corp. to the bonds issued by 15 smaller communities in Oregon and Washington. The agency cited a recent criteria review that has caused it to put less weight on the size and location of local government issuers, reflecting its...

  • MICHIGAN: S&P: State's Outlook Stable. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;4/30/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32868, p9 

    The article reports on the stable outlook for Michigan's near-term fiscal position, according to analyst James Wiemken of Standard & Poor's Corp. The affirmation of the state's AA-minus general obligation rating and stable outlook is due to the noted diversifying economic base of the state and...

  • We're Positive. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;7/6/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32166, p31 

    Reports on the upgrade of Indiana's rating to positive from stable on debt backed by an annual appropriation by Standard & Poor's Corp. Consideration of economic stabilization, tax revenue growth and the adoption of a biennium budget; Recognition of the ability of the state to continue managing...

  • Alliance Affirmed. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;6/23/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31911, p31 

    Focuses on the affirmation of the BBB-plus rating on Alliance Community Hospital debt by Standard & Poor's Corp. in Ohio. Revision of outlook for the debt; Factors influencing the negative outlook; Risks associated with a sizeable and behind-schedule construction plan to replace an existing...

  • OHIO: Indian Hill Rises to AAA. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/20/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33118, p9 

    The article reports on the ratings given by Standard & Poor's Corp. to Indian Hill's general obligation (GO) in Ohio. The rating agency has increased the rating from AA-plus to AAA due to the city's success in maintaining a strong reserve levels and significant revenue raising flexibility. In...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics