Still Watching New Orleans

DeSue, Tedra
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/16/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32321, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports that Moody's Investors Service Inc. (MIS) will continue to keep the ratings it assigns to New Orleans. New Orleans is on the watch list of MIS with an uncertain direction, reflecting the unknowns that remain about the city's property tax collections. Some analysts stated that the ratings will remain under review based on how the city handle on how much of an impact of hurricane Katrina will ultimately have on tax collections.


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