News In Brief: S&P Puts Wisconsin on Negative CreditWatch

Shields, Yvette
January 2002
Bond Buyer;1/25/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31311, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the warning given by the agency Standard & Poor's Corp. to Wisconsin regarding its downgrading credit if it does not improve on the budget shortfall. Effects of the revenue shortfall; Plans made by the Wisconsin Governor Scott McCallum to work on the revenue shortfall.


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