It's Our Money Archive: July, 2010

Some hope for FMAP funding?

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Finally, there may be some good news for Pennsylvania's budget woes. As we've written (many) times before, the state is facing an $850 million... Read more

Talking about Ackerman's compensation on Fox

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Early DROP study findings did not make DROP look good

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On Tuesday, we noted Ralph Cipriano's quest to get the Nutter administration to release a study it had commissioned on the controversial DROP... Read more

Contemplating the context of Ackerman's salary

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The Daily News follows up on Phil Goldsmith's district-administrators-are-paid-too-much column with two pieces today. First, a story by Dafney... Read more

Cashing Out: A bridge to Friday

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- The Pittsburgh regional planning authority has released a short-term transportation plan that slashes spending on roads and bridges.... Read more

Former corruption defendant sues state for $2 million

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There has been a lot of attention paid to guys like former State Rep. Mike Veon, who was the first elected official to be convicted in Attorney... Read more

Making bad times worse through local layoffs

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CNN reports that local governments across the country are facing job cuts of up to 500,000 if the federal government doesn't step in. Matthew... Read more

For what it's worth, the Boston Superintendent turned down a pay raise earlier this month

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From the Boston Herald, on July 6th: [Superintendent Carol] Johnson told the Herald she won’t take any pay hikes or bonuses during the... Read more