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Tucson, Arizona; Appropriations; General Obligation May 11
Standard & Poors, May 2011
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'A+' rating to the City of Tucson, Ariz.'s series 2011 certificates of participation (COPs), which include both tax-exempt and taxable series as well as a taxable qualified energy conservation series (also taxable). We understand a portion the series 2011 COP proceeds will be used for refunding purposes and another portion will be used for capital projects. Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'AA-' rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on the city's general obligation (GO) bonds outstanding and its 'A+' rating and SPUR on the city's COPs outstanding. Finally, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'A-' rating on the city's series 1998 improvement bonds. The outlook is negative. The city's general credit characteristics include our...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Tucson,Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facs Dist
Action: New Rating
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