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Williston’s credit rate drops a notch

February 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Williston city leaders say they’re disappointed by a reduction in the city’s credit rating, but they’re committed to managing their debt responsibly and without putting the burden of the oil boom on local taxpayers. Continue Reading

Obama says debt rating decline should give Congress a sense of urgency

August 8, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama on Monday essentially dismissed the first-ever downgrade of the U.S. credit rating, reassuring investors and the public that the nation’s leaders need only show more “common sense and compromise” to tame a staggering accumulation of debt. Continue Reading

Stocks tumble early this morning after S&P downgrade of US credit rating

August 8, 2011 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks tumbled amid a rout in global markets Monday after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating for the first time.
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Minnesota bond rating downgraded over budget woes

July 7, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Minnesota is seeing its credit rating slip over budget problems that have led to the state’s week-old government shutdown.
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