Erie County gets a credit rating upgrade

Posted at 7:26 PM, Sep 16, 2015

Erie County's financial health is looking pretty good. On Wednesday, Fitch Ratings upgraded the county's credit rating from "A" to "A+". 

In a showing of bi-partisan cooperation, County Executive Mark Poloncarz and County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw announced the upgrade.

"This rating upgrade is great news for the residents of Erie County and affirms the progress we have made over the past few years," said Poloncarz.

Mychajliw went on to say, "we are in the midst of an economic turnaround that shows no signs of slowing down."

In it's review, Fitch cited the county's, "prudent financial management" adding it is "providing stability and growth potential."






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