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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Moody'S Investors Service
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating, citing the city's unfunded pension liabilities.
An influential rating agency is praising a proposed settlement in the legal challenge to Rhode Island's landmark pension overhaul.
The nation’s health insurers have been damaged by the shaky Obamacare rollout, a top credit-rating agency said as it downgraded the industry’s outlook Thursday — even as new numbers suggested President Obama’s health law is showing some successes.
Alabama State University officials say investments that increased the school's debt, a forensic audit and inquiries from an academic accreditation agency likely factored into Moody's Investors Service downgrading the school's bond ratings.
Conservatives in the House sabotaged Speaker John A. Boehner's plan Tuesday to dent Obamacare while reopening the government and raising the debt ceiling, leaving senators scrambling to kick-start their own deal before Thursday's deadline for a potential default.
Despite expressing confidence that the U.S. will avoid a default, one top credit rating agency has issued a quiet warning that the nation's AA+ rating will plunge suddenly to a shockingly low D if a political resolution does not come in time to prevent the Treasury from missing a debt payment in the next month.
The U.S. economy has fared better than expected this year after widespread fears that $85 billion of automatic spending cuts and sharp increases in taxes imposed at the beginning of the year would snuff out growth.
Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service on Thursday withdrew its threat to downgrade the U.S. government, citing a much-improved outlook for the budget deficit and moderate economic growth that is helping to keep the federal deficit on a downward path.
Illinois, which already has the lowest credit rating in the United States, managed to drop lower Thursday.
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