Moody's sets Louisiana Up for an Upgrade

DeSue, Tedra
February 2003
Bond Buyer;2/24/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31578, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the plans of credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service Inc. to upgrade Louisiana's bond ratings. Factors responsible for the possible upgrade.


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