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Conn. Gov. Lamont touts state’s financial turnaround in 2019

Armed with positive remarks by several credit rating agencies and data from a National Association of State Budget Officers survey, the governor said the work done during his first year in office "is showing results, and Wall Street is taking notice."

Lamont to Danbury crowd: ‘A lot of wind at our back’

Acknowledging that improvements “are not going to happen overnight," the governor promised that improvements to everything from Connecticut's economy and energy consumption to transportation and education are on the way.

Two agencies reaffirm Stamford’s AAA rating

Stamford’s bond rating is higher than those of the state and the U.S. government.

Norwalk’s triple-A bond rating reaffirmed by three major rating agencies

The city sought the ratings in advance of a $35 million bond sale planned for July 18.

S&P gives SHU an A

Ratings agency cites the university's growing enrollment and expanded program offerings.

S&P: Connecticut poorly prepared for recession

The first year of a moderate recession would cost Connecticut $1.15 billion in revenue; the state’s reserve fund currently stands at about $127 million.

Kroll downgrades state’s credit rating

Standard & Poor's and Fitch have also downgraded the state, while Moody's maintains a negative outlook.

Norwalk gets top credit ratings in advance of $22 million bond...

The City of Norwalk has received a top credit ratings from the three major ratings agencies in addition to a stable fiscal outlook.

Consumer credit defaults reach post-recession lows

The S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, fell seven basis points on the month to a composite rate of 0.86 percent.

AAA rating for Stamford

Top credit score affects city's interest rates and ups appeal.

Fitch gives Conn. ‘negative’ bond outlook

Fitch Ratings dropped Connecticut's general obligation bond outlook to "negative" from "stable" in a July 2 review, while maintaining the state's AA rating.

New York home prices rise, but market trails largest metros

In January, home prices in the 20 largest U.S. metropolitan regions posted their largest annual gains since the summer of 2006, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released March 26.

Case-Shiller indices: Home prices up year-to-date

Across the U.S., home prices were higher in October than a year prior, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home price indices released Dec. 26.

S&P gives Mercy College ‘A’ rating

Standard & Poor’s recently assigned an “A” credit rating to Mercy College’s general obligation bonds, representing the highest rating bestowed on the college by Standard & Poor’s in its 60-plus year history.

Rating services affirm county’s top bond rating

Each of the three major bond rating agencies recently affirmed Westchester County’s triple-A rating after the county closed the books on its 2011 fiscal...