- Published: May 2012
- Region: United States
Summary: Des Moines, Iowa; General Obligation Feb 09
- Published: February 2009
- Region: Iowa
- Standard & Poors
The 'AAA' rating on Des Moines, Iowa's series 2009A, 2009B, and 2009C general obligation (GO) refunding bonds reflects the city's: Status as the center of a growing economy and diverse employment base; Revenue raising flexibility; Proactive management and sound policies; and Moderate debt burden that should remain stable due to an articulated debt policy. With a population of nearly 200,000, Des Moines is the state's largest city. The metropolitan area serves as a major center for the insurance industry, home to the headquarters of 50 insurance companies and regional offices of more than 100 firms. The city is also considered a regional finance, health care, and service center. As the state capital and Polk County's seat, the large number of...
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Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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