He and members of the State Funding Board had meetings scheduled with Fitch Ratings Ltd., Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poors to discuss Tennessee's bond rating.
In April, Moody's raised Tennessee's rating from Aa1 to Aaa. Fitch adjusted it from AA+ to AAA. Both are the highest available level.
The higher bond rating means lower interest rates on borrowing.
Bredesen has participated in these meetings every year since 2004.
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