Bankrupt Cities

What happens when a city can't pay its bills? The city of Miami is on the verge of bankruptcy and some people think the city should simply disband and become part of the metropolitan government. As wealthier residents move to the suburbs some of our nation's cities can't muster up the resoures to dig themselves out of the financial pit. What to do about cities in debt... next on Talk of the Nation from NPR News. : Guests: Ron Henry Public Finance Consultant Executive Director, Pennsylavania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, 1991-1994 Frank Shafroth Director, Policy and Federal Relations, National League of Cities Mayor of Miami Mayor of Dade Listeners call in

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