Judge okays plan to fix Harrisburg's finances

Written by The Associated Press | Sep 19, 2013 6:25 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- A state judge says she will approve a plan to help rescue the state's capital from the brink of bankruptcy.

Commonwealth Court Judge Bonnie Leadbetter made the remark Thursday after a two-hour hearing on the plan assembled by the state-appointed financial custodian for Harrisburg.

Court approval is required for the plan to take effect under a 2011 law that allowed an unprecedented state takeover of the troubled city.

She says the plan is ``the best chance I think this city has seen in a long time.''

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