It's Our Money Archive: November, 2010

What's the cost of keeping a criminal charge in the system?

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Something we'd been wondering after reading Sunday's Inquirer story about the city dropping charges against 19,400 fugitives: We understand... Read more

Is Philadelphia a mooch on state taxpayers?

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We hear it all the time (in fact, we heard it in the comments here last week when we wrote about what a Republican Harrisburg will mean for... Read more

One last "hurrah" for the House

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Scott Detrow reports for Newsworks on the Pennsylvania House's return to session. The most important item legislators will be dealing with... Read more

Too much vacancy

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It comes up in Help Desk regularly: The blighted property that's causing problems for neighbors. Today the DN weighs in on a new report about... Read more

PA State House will hold lame-duck session after all

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Yesterday, outgoing Speaker of the Pa. House Keith McCall reversed his decision about holding a lame duck session before the end of the year... Read more

The city should not make you pay for a business license if you don't actually have a business

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Another IOM editorial in the DN says that regardless of what happens with the larger BPT overhaul, the city should do away with the so-called... Read more

Do your job, Harrisburg -- but do it when you're supposed to

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An IOM editorial: We really want to applaud the 68 "renegade" state lawmakers who staged a sit-in to protest the cancellation of... Read more

Chris Christie, Big Spender?

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The DN editorial page on reports that the Governor put a little less of a priority on reining back government benefits when he was an Attorney... Read more