He also stated that the authorities would have to find other sources of funding, such as the state budget, or loans, for repairs of other second and third-class
Under the new law, the governor can declare a fiscal emergency, after it is determined that a distressed third-class city is insolvent or projected to be insolvent within 180 days, unable to provide citizens with vital services and has failed to adopt a fiscal recovery plan.
Even when fiscal emergency is declared, the distressed third-class city is given a final opportunity to develop a fiscal recovery plan that is acceptable to the secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
The governor can petition the Commonwealth Court for the distressed third-class city to be placed into receivership.
Additionally, the bill creates a four-member advisory committee that includes the mayor and city council president of the distressed third-class city, an appointee of the affected county and an appointee of the governor.
nonprofit periodical must consist of at least 25 percent non-advertising matter; have a title on its front cover in a distinguishable style and size; be formed on printed sheets; and contain within the first five pages an identification statement giving the title, issue date and number, frequency, name and address of the publishing organization, ISSN number if applicable, and subscription price if applicable.
Intended to reform the method of funding preferred postal rates for nonprofit organizations, the law requires incremental postal rate increases of 2-3 percent on nonprofit second and third-class mail each year for the next six years.
Aside from the general rate increase coming down the pike, the burning issue now is that USPS has elected to ignore congressional intent of the new legislation and instead propose regulations that would deny any advertising in nonprofit third-class publications, unless those ads are "substantially related" to the mission of the nonprofit organization.
Increase nonprofit third-class rates 2-3 percent on November 21, 1993, and each subsequent October through 1998.
Subject to the final drafts of USPS-proposed regulations, require the third-class nonprofit mail containing advertising for products and services not "substantially related" to the nonprofit organization's mission be mailed at commercial third-class rates.
The mail melee came to light recently when someone tipped San Francisco postal inspectors that a pile of third-class
mail - don't call it junk, postal officials say - was sitting in a trash bin outside the Gualala post office.
a) Since 1989, under the direction of the PRC, third-class
rates have climbed as much as 75 percent for some types of popular catalog mail, and, on average, by 50 percent for third-class