Weak Economy Prompts S&P to Give Spokane County, Wash., a Negative Outlook

Williams, Rochelle
August 2002
Bond Buyer;8/5/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31442, p3
Trade Publication
Reports the economic volatility in Spokane County, Washington. Occurrence of business losses; Retrenchment of employees; Credit rating of the county.


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