Scranton, Pa.'s City Council on Thursday night approved a revised financial recovery plan, which opens the door to a $2.3 million bridge loan and grant from the state.

Shortly before the meeting, Mayor Chris Doherty and council President Janet Evans said the city had obtained a $6.2 million tax-anticipation note at a 5% interest rate from Amalgamated Bank of New York, which Doherty said would enable the city to keep paying past-due bills and payroll.

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