Vermont Looking to Kick It Up a Notch to Triple-A

O'Brien, Elizabeth
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/7/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32065, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the credit rating of Vermont. Already the highest-rated credit in New England, Vermont is aspiring for a one-notch upgrade to triple-A. Fitch Ratings Inc. and Standard & Poor's Corp. rate Vermont's underlying general obligation credit AA-plus, while Moody's Investors Service Inc. rates the state Aa1. Vermont plans to go to market February 16, 2005 with a competitive sale of US$26 million of general obligation bonds.


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