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Summary: Alpharetta, Georgia; Appropriations; General Obligation Feb 12
Standard & Poors, February 2012
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'AAA' rating, and stable outlook, to Alpharetta, Ga.'s general obligation (GO) bonds, series 2012. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'AAA' rating and on the city's GO bonds outstanding and its 'AAA' long-term rating on the Alpharetta Development Authority's revenue refunding bonds, series 2009. The ratings on both are stable. The GO rating reflects what we view as the city's: Diverse employment base, with access to the greater Atlanta metropolitan statistical area (MSA); Very strong median household effective buying income coupled with below-average unemployment compared with both state and national levels; Very diverse tax base and a historical trend of significant tax base growth, with a small decline in the...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Alpharetta,Alpharetta Dev Auth
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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Alpharetta,Alpharetta Dev Auth