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Fairfax County, Virginia; Appropriations; General Obligation; Moral Obligation; Note Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'AAA' long-term rating and stable outlook to Fairfax County, Va.'s series 2012A general obligation (GO) public improvement bonds and series 2012B GO public improvement refunding bonds and affirmed its 'AAA' long-term rating, with a stable outlook, on the county's parity GO debt. The rating reflects our assessment of the county's: Strong, deep, and affluent economy, which serves as a principal anchor for the greater Washington region; Substantial property tax base and, what we consider, very strong wealth and income; Excellent financial management and, what we view as, stable finances; and Moderate overall debt. The county's full-faith-and-credit GO pledge secures the bonds. Officials intend to use bond proceeds to finance school, transportation, and parks...
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