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City in ‘Pre-distress’

November 2, 2012
Williamsport Sun-Gazette

I think it is ironic that Williamsport has such a large deficit and is considered by the mayor to be a city in pre-distress, particularly when it is an area with an abundance of natural gas that has been being extracted and sold to various companies over the years. Yet, the city is so broke that it cannot even keep two or three public pools open for its children for three months out of the year! And one of the solutions is to take money or benefits away from workers like firefighters who risk their lives in performing a public service!

 
 
 

 

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