Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Long-Term Rating of AA and Stable Outlook to the State of Wisconsin General Obligation Refunding Bonds of 2017, Series 1

NEW YORK--()--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has assigned an AA long-term rating and Stable Outlook to the State of Wisconsin’s General Obligation Refunding Bonds of 2017, Series 1. Concurrently, KBRA has affirmed the AA long-term rating and Stable Outlook on the State’s outstanding general obligation bonds, excluding bonds backed by a letter of credit or liquidity facility, unless otherwise noted.

KBRA has also affirmed the K1+ ratings on the State’s general obligation commercial paper (CP) program, the general obligation (GO) CP 2016 Series A Notes, and the State’s GO extendible municipal commercial paper program.

KBRA has also affirmed the AA- rating and Stable Outlook on the outstanding State of Wisconsin Master Lease Certificates of Participation.

The long-term rating on the State’s general obligation bonds is based on KBRA’s U.S. State General Obligation Rating Methodology.

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KBRA is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO). In addition, KBRA is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as a Credit Rating Provider (CRP).

Contacts

Analytical Contacts:
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Harvey Zachem, 646-731-2385
Managing Director
hzachem@kbra.com
or
Justin Schneider, 646-731-2453
Analyst
jschneider@kbra.com

Contacts

Analytical Contacts:
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Harvey Zachem, 646-731-2385
Managing Director
hzachem@kbra.com
or
Justin Schneider, 646-731-2453
Analyst
jschneider@kbra.com