Harford County prepares to sell $40 million in bonds, retains top AAA-bond rating

Harford County will hold its annual bond sale Tuesday, as the county government seeks to raise $40 million to fund 60 capital projects. Harford has also maintained its AAA bond rating, the highest possible rating issued by the country’s three major independent bond-rating agencies — Fitch, Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s, according to a news release from the county. “We’re AAA again this year,” County Executive Barry Glassman said in an interview earlier this week. He said the ratings agencies “cited our budgeting and strong economy.” (Aegis)

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