SAN FRANCISCO (Standard & Poor's) June 16, 2009-- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised the outlook to negative on its ratings and underlying ratings (SPURs) on Oakland, Calif.'s general obligation (GO) bonds and Oakland Joint Powers Financing Authority's revenue bonds, issued for the City of Oakland, and affirmed its 'AA-' rating and SPUR on those bonds. Standard & Poor's revised the outlook to negative on its ratings and SPURs on the city's pension obligation bonds and the authority's lease revenue bonds and affirmed its 'A+' rating on those bonds. Finally, Standard & Poor's assigned its 'AA-' rating to the city's series 2009B GO bonds. "Despite what we consider to be strong actions by the city to resolve successive budget gaps...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Oakland Jt Pwrs Fing Auth
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Negative
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