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Harrisburg Might Get a Receiver Thanks to Pennsylvania Bill

Harrisburg may become Pennsylvania’s first municipality to fall under receivership.

The City Council in July and August rejected fiscal rescue blueprints from consultants hired by the state and Mayor Linda Thompson. Today, The state House of Representatives voted 185-9 for a bill that would let Republican Governor Tom Corbett name a receiver. The Senate still must consider the plan.