Top-Rated Howard County, Md., to Sell $64M of GOs

Newman, Emily
January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32041, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports that Howard County, Maryland, on Wednesday will sell $64 million of general obligation bonds with a natural triple-A rating and a freshly assigned stable outlook from Fitch Ratings Inc. Fitch affirmed its triple-A rating on $578.7 million of the county's outstanding general obligation debt last month and improved its outlook on the bonds to stable from negative, citing an improved financial performance. This week's competitive sale will include $60 million in consolidated public improvement bonds and $4 million in metropolitan district bonds.


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