Summary: Hamblen County, Tennessee; General Obligation; General Obligation Equivalent Security Dec 12
- Language: English
- Published: December 2012
- Region: Tennessee
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'A+' long-term rating to Claiborne County, Tenn.'s series 2012 general obligation (GO) refunding bonds. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'A+' long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on the county's existing GO debt. Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'A+' long-term rating and SPUR on Blount County Public Building Authority, Tenn.'s appropriation debt, supported by the county. These ratings reflect Claiborne County's general creditworthiness as the obligor. The outlook on all the ratings is stable. The rating reflects our opinion of the county's: Strong position, demonstrated by increasing its unassigned general fund balance to very strong levels; Property tax base that has begun to expand again after two years...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Claiborne Cnty,Sevier Cnty Pub Bldg Auth,Blount Cnty Pub Bldg Auth
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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