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Feb 11, 2020

City of Oakland's Credit Rating Upgraded to Aa1

Oakland's ratings are at the highest in City's history; second-highest rating available; analysts call out the City's strong financial position, good fiscal policies and practices, and "experienced, prudent management team."

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