Phila. alone in Pew cities to hike taxes for 2nd year

Philadelphia is the only city of 13 studied by Pew Charitable Trusts that is enacting a broad tax hike for the second year in a row, according to a new report out today by the nonprofit giant.
All the cities that Pew followed have, however, sought other ways to plug budget holes with new revenues, including telecommunications fees and parking fines.

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