Standard & Poor’s last week raised its ratings on 36 school districts and municipalities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The agency also affirmed the ratings on 20 issuers in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio. In all cases, the outlook is stable.
The upgraded issuers in Illinois include: Bensenville Park District, Chicago Ridge Park District, Fairview Heights, Freeport Park District, Hoffman Estates Park District, Huntley Park District, Mokena Community Public Library, Oswego Public Library District, and Waubonsee Community College District No. 516.