It's Our Money Archive: November, 2011

Electoral college proposal is tabled. This is good.

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The AP reports that a Republican proposal to change the way Pennsylvania awards its electoral votes will be tabled, at least for a while. Sen... Read more

Small business, big headache

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A DN editorial tackles the plight of small businesses trying to get things done in Philadelphia: It's hardly news that Philadelphia holds... Read more

Occupy I-95?

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So says Brian Howard (channeling Next American City's Diana Lind) in a provocative column over at Philly Mag: The crux of her argument: The... Read more

Collecting debts from city workers in Chicago

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Remember when the Inquirer reported on Philadelphia city workers who fell behind on taxes? Apparently working for the city while owing it money... Read more

Study: Fight crime by building gardens

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When it comes time for the city to decide where to spend its money, keeping things clean and pretty often sounds nice, but takes a back seat... Read more

Podcast: 99% or 1%, who benefits from Dilworth renovation?

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On Friday, Holly broke down the details of the proposed renovation of Dilworth Plaza. On this week's It's Our Money podcast, Holly and Doron... Read more

FitzSimons-Mansion merger an explosive mix

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THOMAS FITZSIMONS High, in North Philadelphia, is scheduled to close. If it does, many of its students will be sent to Strawberry Mansion High... Read more

What you're paying for, and getting from, that Dilworth Plaza renovation

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Regardless of what you think of Occupy Philly, the protesters have a point about the Dilworth Plaza project. It’s a $50-million, large-scale... Read more