Scranton, Pa., though its status is distressed, proposed a 29% increase in its proposed budget for fiscal 2013.

The City Council on Thursday introduced Mayor Chris Doherty's $110 million spending plan that calls for increases in several taxes and assumes court approval of a 1% commuter tax.

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