Friday, May 29, 2015

Thursday news -- water rates on the rise

The city wants to raise water rates by 30 percent over the next three years. And they're charging a hefty feefor online payments. Although the city has spent millions in taxpayer dollars to update the city's voting technology, there still is little public access to the vote count on election night. But, of course, the biggest story today is Jocelyn Kirsch heading to the big house.

Thursday news -- water rates on the rise

The city wants to raise water rates by 30 percent over the next three years. And they're charging a hefty feefor online payments.

Although the city has spent millions in taxpayer dollars to update the city's voting technology, there still is little public access to the vote count on election night.

But, of course, the biggest story today is Jocelyn Kirsch heading to the big house.

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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