A judge last week delayed to March 15 a hearing regarding a suit that could force Harrisburg to repay debt-service costs on $282 million of outstanding incinerator debt before meeting other expenses.

Judge Charles Brown in Dauphin County Court last week pushed a hearing originally set for Friday to mid-March to give the city more time to repair its fiscal challenges, according to Thomas Schmidt, attorney at Pepper Hamilton LLP, which is representing Harrisburg in the case.

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