Communities in Crisis (Reading)

November 15, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Berkshire Country Club
1637 Bernville Rd
Reading, PA 19601

The Pennsylvania Economy League presents the findings of its new report – “Communities in Crisis: The Truth and Consequences of Municipal Fiscal Distress in Pennsylvania, 1970 to 2014”

Which municipalities and regions are the most distressed? Which municipalities and regions are the healthiest? Why is Pennsylvania’s local government system broken and what is the state’s role in fixing it?

Findings will be presented for Berks County, the Berks-Lancaster Region and Statewide.

Co-sponsored by the Berks County Community Foundation

PEL’s report was funded by a statewide coalition of 11 community foundations—including the Berks County Community Foundation—that are concerned about the plight of fiscally challenged communities