Tag: credit rating

Schmitt urges Missouri Legislature: ‘Don’t be like Illinois’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is calling on the state legislature to address a number of financial issues with one simple message: “Don’t be like Illinois.” In a letter penned to the state’s legislators, Schmitt compared Missouri’s current financial state to that of the neighboring Illinois, […]

Missouri makes $100 million bond sale to fund Build Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri will sell $100 million in Series A 2016 Special Obligation Bonds to fund Build Missouri, making use of its recently reaffirmed AAA credit rating. Build Missouri is a statewide capital improvements initiative funding repairs and renovations at state facilities, veterans homes, state parks and higher […]