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Macomb County, Michigan; General Obligation; General Obligation Equivalent Security; Non-School State Programs May 08
Standard & Poors, May 2008
The 'AAA' rating on Macomb County, Mich.'s series 2008 transportation fund refunding bonds (backed by the county's limited-tax GO pledge) reflects the county's: Deep economic base and participation in the Detroit metropolitan area; Diversifying employment base; Strong general fund reserve levels, further strengthened by additional liquidity found in the delinquent tax revolving fund and taxing flexibility; and Moderate debt burden. Proceeds of the series 2008 bonds will refund previously issued bonds for interest cost savings. State-collected motor fuel taxes secure the bonds, but the county's limited-tax full faith and credit GO pledge provides additional security. Macomb County (estimated population: 831,000) is on the northern edge of Detroit, providing residents easy access to significant job opportunities throughout the metropolitan area. The...
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