Rating changes for the 50 states from 1970

Source: Moody’s, Sector Comment, July 21, 2017
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This report is part of a series that identifies changes in state general obligation (GO) and issuer ratings and outlooks. The report is produced on a quarterly basis with the last publication in April 2017.

We maintain GO or equivalent issuer ratings for 48 states. Stable outlooks apply to 41 states, one has a positive outlook, and seven states have negative outlooks. Outlooks are maintained on some states that do not have GO or issuer ratings but do have ratings on other types of state debt. The data included in this report reflect rating changes by state by year, a list of all state GO or issuer ratings by category and a list of all state outlooks…..