It's Our Money Archive: January, 2010

Correctly identifying the problem

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The mayor made a big, controversial decision this week: He didn't appeal the FOP contract award. The award contains some things the mayor doesn't... Read more

Teachers ratify contract

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Last night, members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers voted to approve a three-year contract with the School District of Philadelphia... Read more

Morning Money: First Amendment finance

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After Philly teachers ratified a new three-year contract last night, details finally began to emerge about what’s in it: two 3 percent... Read more

Should the PFT contract be public?

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Tonight, members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers will vote on a new three-year contract with the School District of Philadelphia... Read more

What do businesses want from Philly?

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Over at Young Philly Politics, Ray Murphy has a post about how Philadelphia can best attract businesses. The biggest factor in his mind? Location... Read more

Money Money: What's $17.7 million between friends?

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In what local officials are calling a blow to school initiatives, a Department of Education audit is calling on the Philadelphia School District... Read more

Nutter's big accomplishment

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Mayor Nutter reached the midway point of his first term two weeks ago. He started with goodwill, but has come under fire for his management... Read more

Howl of the Day: Too big to fix?

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User "netbunnyga" managed to get in touch with the Water Department to report a longstanding leak on the street. The explanation... Read more