DALLAS — Economic growth across the Texas led Standard & Poor’s to upgrade the credit of four Lone Star issuers.

Both the El Paso County Hospital District and the South Dallas suburb of DeSoto received an upgrade to AA-minus from A-plus. The rating agency also raised the underlying credit of Fort Bend Municipal Utility District No. 21 to A-minus from BBB and the Leonard Independent School District to A from BBB-plus.

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