It's Our Money Archive: January, 2010

More talk about public sector compensation

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We mentioned a couple of weeks ago that there's a conversation gaining steam in the country about the compensation of public sector employees... Read more

Voluntary tax compliance?

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A question that gets thrown around from time to time in discussions of government aid, do-goodery etc. is, "would you pay your taxes voluntarily?"... Read more

Obama to call for budget freeze

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In his State of the Union address tomorrow night, President Obama will propose a three-year freeze on many domestic programs. The measure would... Read more

Morning Money: Prisons in Mexico?

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- A new report shows that Pennsylvania’s first congressional district, which includes Chester, South Philadelphia and parts of North... Read more

Howl of the Day: Parking Puzzles

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Someone's got another bone to pick with the PPA. This time user "mattdrex" is confused about restrictions on residential parking... Read more

When "minimal" amounts matter

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As part of Mayor Nutter's plan to deal with the city's $1 billion budget deficit, Philadelphia no longer pays for costs associated with special... Read more

Morning Money: On parade

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City officials are sitting down today with leaders of the city’s ethnic parades to try to work out a compromise on the fees they now... Read more

More on Nutter's trade-off

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Last week, the Daily News argued that Mayor Nutter had made the right decision in not appealing the police arbitration award, because the gains... Read more