Saturday, August 2, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Forbes.Com: PA debt problems could be worse

Is Pennsylvania drowning in debt? The picture is not pretty. Forbes.com gives the state a two-star debt rating, with one star being the lowest and four the highest.

Forbes.Com: PA debt problems could be worse

Is Pennsylvania drowning in debt? The picture is not pretty. Forbes.com gives the state a two-star debt rating, with one star being the lowest and four the highest.

With $950 in debt per capita and more than $9,800 in unfunded pension liabilities per capita, Pennsylvania is similar to West Virginia, Portland, and Maine, among others. But New Jersey, New York, Ohio, California, Connecticut and Massachusetts, with a one-star rating, are much worse. Check out the above link for stats on all the states.

Click here for Philly.com's politics page.

About this blog

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Troy Graham and Claudia Vargas take you inside Philadelphia's City Hall.

Inquirer City Hall Staff
Also on Philly.com
Stay Connected