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The Winchester SunThe Winchester Municipal Utilities Commission expects to save $1.5 million over the next 20 years by refinancing a 2002 bond. Thanks to an A rating from Standard and Poor’s Rating Service and lower interest rates, WMU will retire the original...
Kentucky is now surrounded on three sides by neighbor states that are making dynamic conservative changes to their economic policy and experiencing dynamic results. Recently we learned that the conservative leadership of Indiana has led to a $1.2 billion...
Tags: Personal Income, Finance, Taxation, Business, Ohio
The Winchester SunAt the Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce’s first inaugural public policy luncheon, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell spoke to business leaders about the past two weeks in Washington leading up to the debt agreement, and said the key...
Burbank received a “AAA” credit rating this month from Standard & Poor’s, which cited the city’s “strong local economy and steady tax base growth.” City officials were pleased with the score, which is the highest...
Allentown's recently approved water and sewer lease is "credit positive" for the city, according to a news release from Moody's Investors Service. A "credit positive" label indicates that the lease will have a positive financial impact on the city...
Q: What is a "hard money" loan? A: Technically, it is a loan that is given in exchange for money, rather than to assist a consumer in buying a house. The latter would be called a "purchase money" mortgage. Hard-money lenders do not rely on the...
Re. "Commentary: What is Mesa Water up to?" (March 27): This wink-and-nod commentary lacks logic and legitimacy. First, the writer, Jay B. Litvak, opens with negative comments about the Costa Mesa City Council, pink slips, union battles and a city...
The Markham Roller Rink was past its prime. The clout-heavy owner struggled to make money and failed to make needed repairs, records show. The rink's appraised market value sat at about half a million dollars — and that was before the real...
Tags: Local Elections, Realty, Finance, Politics, Music
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two rating agencies have upgraded their outlook for Michigan. Fitch Ratings on Monday upgraded the state's general obligation credit rating to AA, the first time Fitch has rated Michigan above AA- since 2007. Standard and...
Channel 2 NewsA bill that would allow insurance companies to consider someone's credit rating without consent when renewing policies will get a public hearing later Tuesday. Currently, insurance companies can only use credit scores when issuing news policies. They...
Tags: Credit Ratings, Credit and Debt, Insurance
Clout StreetThe state’s troubled finances are now hitting City Hall in a more visible way, as a major agency downgraded Chicago’s credit rating as the city prepares to refinance some debt. A $181 million bond issue backed with the city’s share...
California will sell $2.7 billion worth of bonds in March, tapping the bond market for the first time since its credit rating was boosted earlier this year. The Golden State will sell $2.2 billion worth of general obligation bonds, which are tax-exempt,...
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