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Keystone Crossroads: Municipalities in Distress

  • Aired: 06/11/2015
  • 26:45
  • Rating: NR
Historically, most cities and boroughs that entered Act 47 never exited. The program became a "roach motel" of sorts for distressed local governments. But there are structural issues at the heart of these local governments' troubles - poverty, loss of industry, aging and declining populations - things no financial management program can fix.
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Keystone Crossroads: Municipalities in Distress
What will it take for Pennsylvania's distressed municipalities to rebuild themselves?
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