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PSAB Testimony on Financially Distressed Communities

2014-04-10 18:36:58

The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) joined the Pennsylvania Municipal League, the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Commissioners and the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
in providing testimony before the state Senate Local Government Committee on the impacts of Senate Bill 1157 and House Bill 1773, municipal financial recovery bills.

The testimony outlines the positives of the bill, including the Early Intervention Program, the obligations of the state Department of Community and Economic Development and the Act 47 program. The group also spoke about its reservations including the five year limitation, taxing and designation statuses.

Click here to see a copy of the testimony.