- Language: English
- Published: October 2012
- Region: Argentina
Summary: Puerto Rico; General Obligation Feb 11
- Published: February 2011
- Region: Puerto Rico
- Standard & Poors
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'BBB-' rating with a positive outlook to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's series 2011 general obligation (GO) public improvement refunding bonds. In addition, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'BBB-' rating and positive outlook on the commonwealth's GO debt outstanding. The 'BBB-' ratings continue to reflect our opinion of the commonwealth's: History of chronic budget deficits. Governor Luis Fortuño's fiscal stabilization plan, which included an unprecedented 17% reduction in payroll expenditures, along with the recently approved tax measures is aimed at eliminating a decade-long trend of budget imbalances. The implementation of these measures has received broad legislative support. While we view the current administration's measures as an important step toward budget stability, we do...
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