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State officials to meet with bond rating agencies

...Randall Hoffbeck told the Senate Finance Committee the state has not seen its high rating downgraded but one agency, Moody's, has put the state on negative watch.He said areas the rating agencies could look at include how the state reacts to...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...back-to-back $3.5 billion budget deficits pending, it seems like a bleak year ahead. Two credit rating agencies, Moody's and Standard and Poor's, have issued warnings about Alaska's finances.Still, the sky isn't falling. Alaskans...
My Turn: Let's talk honestly about oil

...during low oil price environments. This was recognized by Moody's, a key rating agency that assesses the fiscal health...its Oct. 6 analysis comparing Alaska to North Dakota, Moody's stated, "It's (Alaska's) reserves that offset...
Singer-songwriter Ruth Moody to perform Friday, received five Juno awards nominations, and has appeared more than a dozen times on "A Prairie Home Companion."Moody's Juneau concert is part of a national tour following the spring release of "These Wilder Things," her second solo release...
Book review: 'The Luminaries' had been raining for two weeks without reprieve. Moody's first glimpse of the township was of a shifting smear...visible for a short period of time in New Zealand, and so Moody's time in the book is similarly short."I had his arc...
Bond services give Alaska good marks

...participation expected to be sold in August. Moody's Investors Service, one of the state's...its negative outlook for Alaska. Moody's rating, which is lower than the...considered a high-grade rating, said Moody's Bob Kurtter. Alaska's long-term...
State gets low rates on new bond sale position, good reputation and high credit ratting. Moody's Investors Service last month gave the state's bonds...and just $675 million in outstanding debt to pay off, Moody's said. The largest portion of the bonds were $137.5...
Juneau's bond debt increasing

...Seattle-Northwest Securities Corp., Duncan was told by Moody's Investors Service staff that the city had more flexibility...combined with the community's overall economic health, led Moody's to tell the city it could accumulate a bond debt of 6...
Moody's upgrades Alaska's general obligation bond rating from negative to stable

...upgraded from negative to stable by Moody's Investors Service, one of the state's...has had a negative bond rating from Moody's since 2002, said Tom Boutin, deputy...dialogue with the three bond agencies - Moody's, Standard & Poor's, and Fitch...
2011 Pioneers of Alaska regents both history fans

...when they became eligible. Grandpa Jim Stewart was the only hold out. "He wasn't much of a joiner," Moody said. Moody's father, Edson, died when Moody was three years old, from an old mining injury. His mother, Alaska Stewart Moody...


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