S&P Rates SLO

Saskal, Rich
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/4/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32438, p39
Trade Publication
The article announces that Standard & Poor's has assigned an A-plus rating to the planned issuance of water revenue bonds by San Luis Obispo, California. The credit ratings agency has also assigned an issuer credit rating of AA-minus to the city government. Credit analyst Matt Reining has indicated that it was the first time the agency supplied an underlying rating to the city.


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