Moody’s Investors Service this week downgraded to Aa3 from Aa2 the general obligation debt held by Hamilton County — which includes Cincinnati — as the county faces a number of economic challenges, including deep dips in key revenue sources.

The downgrade comes as the county plans to sell $8.8 million of various-purpose GOs this week, part of which will be used to fill a current budget deficit.

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