TITLE

District Gets Boost

AUTHOR(S)
DeSue, Tedra
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/9/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32316, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the revision of the rating of the bond issued by the Plaquemine Parish Law Enforcement by Standard & Poor's Corp. The rating agency claimed that the issuer did not suffer excessive damage to its tax base from Hurricane Katrina. The upgrade is in response to the plan of the issuer to introduce a new bond to the market.
ACCESSION #
19758099

 

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