Tacoma's Waste Debt Upgrade

Chen, Jackie
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/23/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32409, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on the upgrade of Tacoma, Washington's solid-waste revenue credit by Standard & Poor's Corp. to AA-minus from A-plus. The upgrade is just in time for a July 1, 2006 sale of $57.9 million in solid-waste revenue and refunding bonds. It also applies to $32.9 million in outstanding debt.


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