PA: City of Harrisburg files bankruptcy petition

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October 13, 2011
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"The city council of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s capital city, voted 4-3 on Tuesday to seek bankruptcy protection on debt of more than $400 million. A Chapter 9 bankruptcy petition was subsequently filed in federal bankruptcy court by a city attorney on Wednesday morning. Governor Tom Corbett and Harrisburg mayor Linda Thompson and state denounced the filing as illegal under Pennsylvania law." (10/12/11)  

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