Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Morning Money: At least we're not Des Moines

Just days before the Mummers strut up Broad Street, the group and the city have yet to finalize the terms under which the parade will go forward.

Morning Money: At least we're not Des Moines

Just days before the Mummers strut up Broad Street, the group and the city have yet to finalize the terms under which the parade will go forward.

The state Supreme Court says that Governor Rendell is not required to furlough workers or withhold payments if the state budget expires, as the governor has maintained in the past.

A New Jersey lawmaker is proposing a bill that would bar non-government employees, like lobbyists, from enrolling in the state pension plan.

The Wall Street Journal has a good analysis of the problems facing White House budget director Peter Orszag in reducing the federal deficit.

And while Philadelphia officials are still calculating the cost of the snow cleanup from last week, two storms have already wiped out most of the Des Moines, Iowa, snow-removal budget.

Review city services on our sister site, City Howl.

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