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S&P Upgrades Two Washington Cities
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California Successor Agency Tweaks Bond Structure, Gets Results
November 27, 2013 With an enhanced bond structure, Morgan Hill, Calif., was able to restructure its tax allocation bonds last week at relatively...
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Moody's: California Surplus Forecast is Credit Positive
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Moody's: Rejected Boeing Contract is Credit Negative for Washington
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Moody's Downgrades Port of Seattle Ahead of Refunding Deal
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Fitch: California Must Contain Spending to Continue Recovery
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