It's Our Money Archive: November, 2009

DN: Maybe the Dad Vail isn't that innocent

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Here's the DN's take on the whole Dad Vail leaving/Nutter dropping the ball thing: Could the city have coughed up that money? Probably. But... Read more

No toll on I-80? No problem!

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Gov. Ed Rendell's proposal to put tolls on I-80 to generate funding for mass transit has met with stiff resistance, especially from Republicans... Read more

Gone eatin'

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We're not saying we won't come back around if, say, city workers form a picket line around Mayor Nutter's Thanksgiving dinner table. But since... Read more

Membership fees for city pools?

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Mayor Nutter just kind of threw this out there without explicitly endorsing the idea in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, so we thought... Read more

Howl of the Day: Why are the reycling guys taking my trash?

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User "an00" has a few complaints for the Streets Department, specifically the folks who pick up his recycling. The question: why... Read more

Three types of common government blunders, and the Philadelphia version of each

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People spend a lot of time arguing about whether the private or public sector is the appropriate venue for various responsibilities. And rightly... Read more

Pennsylvania prisons are full

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Here is the feel good story of the year: Pennsylvania is about to officially run out of prison space. To deal with the incarceration crisis... Read more

Watching the straws pile high

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Momentum for reform in Harrisburg is building, at least in the newspapers. We mentioned on Friday that one could respond cynically to Governor... Read more