Monthly Archives: May 2011


Friday 5-6-2011: Request to Harrisburg City Council  to Authorize Cravath, Swaine, & Moore to Undertake Drafting Alternative Act 47 Plan Components. Click to read: Notice to City Council. Saturday 5-7-2011: Harrisburg City Council President Gloria Martin Roberts response to 5-5-2011 Request. From: Gloria Martin Roberts To: Neil Grover Sent: Saturday, May 07, 2011 3:12 PM Subject: [...]

This Process is Broken

Originally posted on in response to The Patriot News, Laura Vecsey article, “Commentary: There’s no need for a museum — Harrisburg government is Wild West” 5-2-11 There seems to be a rising tide that wants to sweep away all talk of real concessions or write downs by bondholders or their insurer or any others. There is [...]


4/6/11:  The Cravath, Swaine, & Moore report: Copy of CS&M Report to Harrisburg City Council  5/2/11: Letter from Debt Watch Harrisburg to Cravath, Swaine, & Moore: DWH Letter to CSM 5/3/11: Response from Richard Levin, CSM, to Debt Watch Harrisburg (in regard to letter sent 5/2/11): Dear Neil, Thank you for your letter.  We are sharing it [...]

Debt Watch Harrisburg Meeting w/Act 47 Team Representative, Bob O’Donnell

Five (5) of our members sat down for about 1 1/2 hours with Mr. O’Donnell on the evening of April 6. That happened to be the same date the Cravath report to City Council was made public, so we had not reviewed it in any detail at the time of the meeting. Mr. O’Donnell advised [...]