Rating changes for the 50 states from 1970

Source: Emily Raimes, Nicholas Samuels, Kenneth Kurtz, Ted Hampton, Baye Larsen, Marcia Van Wagner, Genevieve Nolan, Matthew Butler, Pisei Chea, Timothy Blake, Moody’s, Sector Comment, State government – US, April 6, 2018
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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 January 2018. We maintain GO or equivalent issuer ratings for 49 states. Stable outlooks apply to 43 states, and six states have negative outlooks. The data included in this report reflect rating changes for each state by year, a list of all state GO or issuer ratings by category, and a list of all state outlooks.