Accountant Shortage Leaves Some US Cities Without Credit Ratings – Bloomberg

A growing shortage of accountants has exacerbated issues for Marion and plagued dozens of cities and counties across the US. Marion saw its general obligation debt rating downgraded two notches in June and has struggled to file its financials on time. Other municipalities have recently seen their bond ratings deteriorate or disappear, threatening their ability to finance projects and borrow at affordable interest rates.

Source: Accountant Shortage Leaves Some US Cities Without Credit Ratings – Bloomberg