Desert Hot Springs, Calif., files for bankruptcy.The city exited Chapter 9 bankruptcy in 2004.
Vallejo, Calif., files for bankruptcy.The city exited Chapter 9 bankruptcy in September 2011.
Aug. 1, 2011
Central Falls, R.I., files for bankruptcy.The city exited Chapter 9 bankruptcy in September 2012 without a bond default.
Sept. 8, 2011
Boise County, Idaho files for bankruptcy.The county's bankruptcy request was denied. The county was ordered to pay a lump sum, then set a five-year tax plan to satisfy a judgement against them.
Nov. 9, 2011
Jefferson County, Ala., files for bankruptcy.The county may be able to exit bankruptcy by December 2013 by adjusting the sewer-related debt payments.
March 10, 2012
Harrisburg, Penn., files for bankruptcy.Harrisburg's bankruptcy request was denied. They continue to work on their finances.
June 28, 2012
Stockton, Calif., files for bankruptcy.Stockton will vote in Nov. 2013 on a sales tax hike that will aid in their recovery.
July 3, 2012
Mammoth Lakes in California files for bankruptcy.The town's bankruptcy case was dismissed after settling a lawsuit.
August 1, 2012
San Bernadino, California files for bankruptcy.The city has filed for bankruptcy but has conflicts with the California Public Employees' Retirement System. They hope a judge will find them eligible for Chapter 9.
July 18, 2013
Detroit declares bankruptcy.