It's Our Money Archive: January, 2009

So are taxes lower in the suburbs?

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About a week and a half ago, I started "setting the table" for what could be a topic of discussion during the upcoming citizen budget... Read more

What the heck is happening with city libraries?

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Free Library director Siobhan Reardon says plans are fluid Link: Library plan is hard to read [Inky] On Friday, Free... Read more

City Controller: Police department is owed millions

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Butkovitz says the PPD is owed $3.4 million Link: Report: Police Department owed millions [Daily News] According to... Read more

Abraham applies for pay raise

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DA Lynne Abraham Link: D.A. demands a raise - so she can donate it to the Free Library [Daily News] District Attorney... Read more

Nutter official: Administration "backed off" from closing libraries

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Link: Libraries Staying Open Through June [Philly Clout] Schwartz made the remarks at a PhillyStat data session on the city budget... Read more

Parking authority makes budget cuts

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PPA cut costs, increases contribution to city Link: Parking agency cuts yield results [Inky] Through cutbacks and limited... Read more

Tom Ferrick: Compromise on courts could save $50 million

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Despite ruling, city still pays for court costs Link: Option No. 1: Ease Our Pain [It's Our City] Naturally, the... Read more

Nutter: BRT needs to speed up reassessment

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Mayor Nutter wants property tax reform Link: Nutter blames BRT for some fiscal woes [Inky] Although he acknowledged... Read more