It's Our Money Archive: December, 2009

Pittsburgh kills tuition tax proposal

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Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced yesterday that he is dropping his proposal to tax college tuition. He says a number of non-profits... Read more

Morning Money: Wait, you didn't have to raise taxes?

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Philadelphians must be eyeing their suburban neighbors enviously, as Montgomery County just passed a budget that avoids raising taxes. Meanwhile... Read more

City declaring victory over snow

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The city sent out a press release yesterday afternoon detailing its snow removal procedures; it said that weekend work cleared snow emergency... Read more

Close the Deficit: Rev. Jesse Brown

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It's Our Money is asking various experts and advocates to share some suggestions for how the city should deal with the $31 million deficit... Read more

Howl of the Day: The PPA wants you to see the future

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The PPA has some high expectations. For instance, it wants you to foresee that the spot you're in will become a no parking zone while you're... Read more

Editorial: Money and government a bad mix

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Today, the Daily News editorializes again about bringing structural reform to Harrisburg. The IOM editorial tackles what might be the biggest... Read more

How has the city handled the snow?

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Did you wait 45 minutes for a bus that was never coming, with nary a word about the cancellation on SEPTA's website? Did the Streets Department... Read more

Figuring out the FOP furloughs

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Yesterday, an arbitration panel announced a contract award for more than 6,700 police officers. You can read an overview of the decision in... Read more