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Wyoming cities should benefit from credit rating

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Most people know that keeping a good credit score can be tough, but the State of Wyoming again will receive the highest possible rating.

Governor Matt Mead announced that Standard & Poor will continue giving Wyoming the AAA rating.  S&P says the state's economic outlook is stable.

The credit score is also good news for local economies.  The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce says the rating speaks volumes to businesses that could expand to places like Sheridan.

"What it really does for us is it makes people stand up and notice.  Other communities, big businesses around the nation look to Wyoming," said Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson.

Standard & Poor increased Wyoming's rating to AAA status back in May of 2011.

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