| Oct 19, 2010
| 5:22 PM
Newport Beach received the highest credit rating, AAA, and its upcoming bond issuance received AA ratings from major ratings agencies, the city reported Tuesday.
The high marks should help the city when it issues bonds for its Civic Center, a $130-...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:29 PM
In the June 4 print versions of the Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press, the sub-headline said Fitch “questioned” the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority’s proposed use of bonds for the transportation center (“Airport...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The government is often criticized for not managing its budget with a business-minded approach. No business would survive with as much debt as the U.S. government has racked up in the last few decades.
The national debt was $14.2 trillion as of...
| Mar 11, 2012
Thanks to the loss of an airline, declining parking revenues and fewer passengers using the airfield, Bob Hope Airport is facing one of its roughest budget years ever, officials reported this week.
Airport officials also are staring at a multimillion-...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:57 PM
I am still irate over Standard and Poors downgrading America's credit rating. Who do they think they are? We need to show the two anaylysts from the credit agency responsible. S & P, Stupid and Pinhead, aka David Beers and john Chambers. Beers lives in...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 7:13 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C./GREENLAND, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Republican Rick Perry, the conservative governor of Texas, on Saturday declared himself a candidate for U.S. president with a blistering attack on Democratic President Barack Obama.
"I realize that...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:57 AM
Disclaimer: This news release is a statement provided by the elected official’s office.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 15, 2011
SEN. MORAN TO PRESIDENT OBAMA: CALL CONGRESS BACK TO WASHINGTON
President should work with Congress...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Financial handcuffs that the Florida Legislature this year slapped on the South Florida Water Management District could actually end up costing taxpayers more money on future construction projects due to the district’s recently downgraded credit...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:29 PM
The race is over, Jimmy Carter can rest easy. Until this feckless administration, the hapless 39th President of the United States was safely ensconced as the worst President in U.S. history. Now, Carter who gave us double digit inflation and interest...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:32 PM
The United States lost its top-notch AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented reversal of fortune for the world's largest economy.
S&P cut the long-term U.S. credit rating by one notch to AA-plus on concerns about the...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 5:58 PM
CNN reports the rating agency Standard & Poor's says it has downgraded the U.S. credit rating to AA+ from its top rank of AAA.
Rating agencies analyze risk and give debt a "grade" that reflects the borrower's ability to pay the underlying loans.
| Oct 27, 2011
| 6:08 PM
SAN DIEGO - Moody's Investors Service lowered the credit rating of the San Diego Unified School District's general obligation bonds Thursday and gave the district a "negative'' financial outlook.
The drop from Aa1 to a still-strong Aa2 was the result...