Harrisburg City Council votes 4-3 in favor of Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy protection.
Pennsylvania's capital city filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors Wednesday, becoming the third city to file this year. In August, Central Falls, R.I. filed for bankruptcy
protection after retired city workers refused to accept an offer to cut their pensions. In March Boise County Idaho
became the first municipality for seek Chapter 9 protection. [more inside]