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Summary: Madison Borough, New Jersey; General Obligation Feb 12

  • ID: 2054418
  • February 2012
  • Region: New Jersey
  • Standard & Poors
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised the outlook on its 'AAA' rating on Madison Borough, N.J.'s general obligation (GO) debt to negative from stable. The outlook revision reflects our assessment of the borough's financial deterioration due to four years of operating deficits and a continued structural current fund imbalance. Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'AAA' rating on the borough's GO debt. The rating reflects our opinion of the borough's: Stable and diverse local economy with, what we consider, good access to the New York City employment base; Mature property tax base with, what we view as, very strong wealth and income; and Low debt with minimal additional capital needs. Madison has posted negative operating results annually since fiscal 2007,...

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- Madison Boro

Action: Affirmed
Action: Outlook: Negative

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- Madison Boro

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