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King County, Washington; CP; Water/Sewer Jul 10
Standard & Poors, July 2010
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'AA+' rating to King County, Wash.'s $336.035 million sewer revenue and refunding bonds ("parity bonds," which is the senior lien), series 2010. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'AA+' rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on the county's outstanding parity bonds (senior lien), its 'AA-' SPUR on the county's outstanding junior-lien bonds, and its 'A-1+' short-term rating on the county's outstanding commercial paper (CP), which is secured by a lien subordinate to the county sewer system's junior-lien obligations. The ratings reflect our view of: County council's demonstrated ability and willingness to incrementally and regularly increase rates and connection charges; The county's advantageous competitive position in its role as the sole regional...
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