28 October 2012 0 Comments

Harrisburg Debt Part 1- The Most Indebted City in USA – $1.5 Billion Dollars – A “Governement of the People, By the People and For the People”

On the surface the city of Harrisburg does not appear to be in as much financial trouble as it actually is. The nighttime views, or a simple stroll through the streets belie the fiscal disaster that the City has become.  In my opinion, it is because voters failed to pay attention to what their government was actually doing.  Citizens may not be interested in government but government is interested in certainly interested in them.

” Harrisburg, Pa., leads our nation with this certain dubious distinction: It has the most debt per capita of any U.S. city?   Harrisburg’s 50,000 citizens are on the hook for  $1.5 billion.”

READ MORE Planet Money Inside America’s Most Indebted City 31 August 2012 npr

 

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