Keystone Crossroads: Municipalities in Distress

Special | 26m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 06/10/15

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

WITF is a local public television program presented by WITF.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting, McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC