Harrisburg Controller Can't Stop City's Restructuring Plan

Law360, New York (October 23, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court said Tuesday that Harrisburg's city controller could not block the cash-strapped state capital's plan to restructure more than $350 million in debt from a bungled incinerator project, finding his objections were filed too late and that he lacked standing.

Commonwealth Court Judge Bonnie Brigance Leadbetter rejected City Controller Daniel Miller's objections to a plan for settling the debt stemming from a trash-to-energy incinerator project, noting that further delays would put the city’s fiscal recovery at risk.

Miller responded that he was unsurprised...
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