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Nashville and Davidson County Metropolitan Government, Tennessee; General Obligation May 06 Product Image

Nashville and Davidson County Metropolitan Government, Tennessee; General Obligation May 06

  • ID: 2041717
  • May 2006
  • Region: Tennessee
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'AA' rating, and stable outlook, to Nashville and Davidson County Metropolitan Government, Tenn.'s series 2006B GO bonds. The rating reflects the county's: Continued economic diversification and expansion; Above-average wealth and income levels; Relatively low property tax rates; and Moderate overall debt levels, coupled with a manageable capital improvement program. A recent trend of general fund drawdowns, which has reduced reserves to just-adequate levels, offsets these strengths. The metropolitan government's full faith and credit pledge secures the bonds. State government and higher education anchor the state capital of Nashville, Tenn.'s diverse regional economy. The health care and business services, wholesale and retail sales, government, automotive manufacturing, and higher education sectors support a diverse employment...

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- Nashville & Davidson Cnty Metro Govt

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- Nashville & Davidson Cnty Metro Govt

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