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Thursday November 15, 2012 at 2:50 pm

On November 13, 2012, the PA Senate Local Government Committee held its second public hearing examining the massive debt of the Harrisburg Incinerator. Former City of Harrisburg Receiver David Unkovic testified during the proceedings.


"Proposals for the General Assembly's consideration"

"They're incompatible with the way public officials and elected officials operate"

"The threat of bankruptcy is crucial to the negotiations that have to a happen to resolve the debt problem."

"It's not just a story about an Incinerator that was a bad investment."

"They really have not been treated well over the years by their officials and by the public finance industry."

"What could be more important for an attorney general of the state to do than to investigate how the financial condition of the State capital got ruined."

"In some ways Harrisburg is unique because of this disaster with the Incinerator but in some ways it's emblematic of the problems of all the cities in Pennsylvania."

"It doesn't make sense to take guarantee fees out."

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