It's Our Money Archive: November, 2011

Auditor General: Liquor privatization would lead to higher prices

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Gov. Corbett may not care whether the state makes money off of privatizing liquor, but presumably he cares about this question: Could privatization... Read more

Introducing the Holly Otterbein-o-meter

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Today, IOM's own Holly Otterbein reports that the School District's top budget official owed back property taxes for two years, until Monday... Read more

Help Desk: Who cleans the scene?

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NEARLY TWO weeks ago, Gregory Loper was killed, allegedly by a driver with a history of driving under the influence, on Lehigh Avenue in Kensington... Read more

The good news and bad news of the pensioner tax crackdown

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An IOM editorial on last week's news that the city is cracking down on tax delinquent city pensioners: File this under “Better late... Read more

Council spent the morning talking about how to use taxpayer money

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Why is the Free Library leasing computers, instead of buying them? That’s just one of the questions that left us scratching our heads... Read more

Arlene Ackerman Haiku-fest

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Update 4: A limerick from Brett Mandel: There once was a supe named Ackerman Who pissed off her mayoral backer-man Now she's on unemployment To... Read more

Occupy Harrisburg

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We know there's an actual Occupy Harrisburg, but today's DN editorial refers specifically to the need for voters to take a look at the automatic... Read more

Deciding how much elected officials should get paid

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This morning we tossed out the question, what's the best way to determine the salaries of elected officials? We asked because Pennsylvania... Read more