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Nassau County, New York; General Obligation; General Obligation Equivalent Security; Joint Criteria May 11
Standard & Poors, May 2011
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'A+' long-term rating and stable outlook to Nassau County, N.Y.'s series 2011 A and B general obligation (GO) bonds. Standard & Poor's also affirmed the 'A+' long-term rating and underlying ratings (SPUR) on the county's previously issued GO debt. The outlook is stable. Bond proceeds will be used to fund various capital projects of the county. The 'A+' rating on Nassau County reflects the county's: Deep, diverse, and affluent economy that is adjacent to New York City and has shown resilience over time; Strong wealth and income levels; Improved financial management policies and practices that have strengthened the county's overall financial position; and Pro-active budget management, which has taken swift action to restore...
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