Thursday, May 28, 2015

What's Your Take On the Budget?

If you read PhillyClout much, you already know that the city is facing a budget deficit of up to $150 million. And, as we reported today, Mayor Nutter and Council are still debating how to close the gap.

What's Your Take On the Budget?

If you read PhillyClout much, you already know that the city is facing a budget deficit of up to $150 million. And, as we reported today, Mayor Nutter and Council are still debating how to close the gap.

But now we want to hear from you. How do you think the city should solve the budget problems? Take this PhillyClout poll:
 

How do you think the city should solve its budget problems?
Just do the mayor's plan - I'll deal with trash fee and soda tax.
I don't want a $300 trash fee. Raise the property tax instead.
I really want more cuts, even if it impacts my local trash collection or rec center.
They should raise the business tax to increase revenues.
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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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