I know the entire financial system is on the verge of collapse, but we need to take a second to thank the kind folks at the Philadelphia Citypaper. They picked "It's Our Money" as the best blog in their 2008 Choice Awards issue. Here is what they had to say about our little project:
Best Blog that Somehow Makes Its Impossibly Wonkish Material Somewhat Interesting (No-Snark Division)
It's Our Money
), one of those good-government budget-watchdog collaborative-effort-type-things that seem to be all the rage these days, brought to you by the Daily News
and WHYY. These people preach it in plainspeak, and are able to explain why your taxes might go up without using anti-literacy phrases like "flex cash payments" and "sinking fund payments." —Tom Namako
Thanks! Now we'll be adding "award-winning" to everything we write.