Judge Kills Harrisburg's Bid To Appeal Ch. 9 Dismissal

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 6:23 PM EST) -- A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday nixed a bid by the Harrisburg, Pa., city council to appeal her dismissal last month of its Chapter 9 petition, which cleared the way for a state takeover of the financially troubled Pennsylvania capital.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary D. France denied the city council's motion for more time to file an appeal and said the governing body should have lodged its appeal notice within 14 days after her Nov. 23 dismissal order. The city council didn't file the notice until Saturday,...
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City of Harrisburg, PA

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Pennsylvania Middle

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October 11, 2011

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