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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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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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Sean Collins Walsh is from Bucks County and went to Northwestern University. He joined the Daily News copy desk in 2012 and now covers the Nutter administration. Before that, he interned at papers including The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News and The Seattle Times. E-mail tips to walshSE@phillynews.com
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