Bankrupt Cities? What About Distressed Cities?

Bankruptcy grabs the headlines, but distressed cities are a more widespread problem — one that few states know how to address. — Governing Magazine

blogimage_bankruptcitiesdistressedcitiesAs part of a series to help public officials deal with the financial challenges of their jobs, Governing Magazine produced this thorough and thought-provoking article about “distressed” cities. Some of the most dramatically successful intersector collaborations have been primarily municipal projects, revitalizing entire cities with the help of businesses and non-profits. How could the state of Pennsylvania harness local support intersctor collaboration in Scranton?