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Los Angeles County, CA's Lease Debt And POBs Rating Raised To 'A+'; ICR Of 'AA-' Assigned Jun 07
Standard & Poors, June 2007
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) June 5, 2007--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its rating on Los Angeles County, Calif.'s lease debt and pension obligation bonds to 'A+' from 'A' and assigned its 'AA-' issuer credit rating to the county. The upgrade reflects the county's improved long-term general creditworthiness, highlighted by the maintenance of healthy and improving unreserved general fund balances, an improved proportion of budgetary discretionary revenues, and strong economic performance. The outlook is stable, reflecting a strong economy, low debt and limited capital needs, and good fund balances, which have shown gradual growth over the last several years. These strengths are offset by potential future pressures from funding indigent health care and a large OPEB liability, expected to...
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- Los Angeles Cnty
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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