Appeals Court Revives $34.7M Harrisburg Debt Suit

Law360, New York (June 10, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state appeals court on Friday revived a $34.7 million lawsuit brought against Harrisburg, Penn., by Dauphin County over outstanding debts, a decision that could push the debt-ridden capital toward filing for bankruptcy.

The county and co-plaintiffs Joseph and Jacalyn Lahr sued the city, the mayor, the city treasurer and other city officials in November 2009, seeking to compel Harrisburg to pay $34.7 million it owed for notes financing the retrofitting of a recycling facility and to include the amount in its 2010 budget....
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