Tag: S&P

A.G. GancarskiNovember 22, 2016

In 2015, the city of Jacksonville’s annual bond rating trip to New York City was a success, one which improved the city’s credit ratings and allowed the Lenny Curry administration to trumpet its successes well into 2016. Among the accomplishments: Better Jacksonville Plan sales tax revenue upgrades in February to A+ from S&P and Fitch, with a […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 3, 2016

The office of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry issued a press release Monday afternoon noting positive trends between the city and bond ratings agencies. “In announcing numerous credit upgrades since Mayor Curry took office, Fitch and S&P acknowledged ‘prudent management,’ while Moody’s applauded the city’s ‘strong management with good financial policies and practices.’ However, even in the […]

Jim RosicaMay 10, 2016

University of North Florida President John Delaney is calling the school’s recent bond downgrade “a blip.” Delaney, a former Jacksonville mayor, spoke at Tuesday’s Florida Cabinet meeting about the slide. “I’d prefer to not even be here,” he said, half-jokingly. But Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam soon questioned the “the lack of notice of the downgrade,” saying “now we’ve got this […]


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