It's Our Money Archive: February, 2009

Dave Davies: Local woes could hurt national stimulus

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Gov. Rendell with President Obama Link: Dave Davies: Grim news at the local level [Daily News] State and local leaders are facing... Read more

Op-ed link: Busting open the budget

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Over the past two weeks, the city has been holding community forums about the city budget. Have these events been worth the time and energy... Read more

Trash fee: budget fix or green idea?

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The idea of a $5 per week fee for trash pick up took on a slightly different cast last night at the Sustainability Forum, held at the Academy... Read more

Speaking of fees: $35 admission fee for prisons?

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City is considering a fee for entry into city jails Link: Admission fee to city jails to raise revenue? [Inky] Seeking ways... Read more

Editorial: What extra fees are you willing to pay, and for what?

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Link: What extra fees are you willing to pay, and for what? [Daily News] WOULD YOU PAY $5 more a week to have your trash picked up? You... Read more

This week in budget land: Upcoming events

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Philadelphians are lining up to have their say about the budget. In addition to the forums and PhillyStat sessions being organized by the city... Read more

Criticism forces Nutter to shift approach

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Nutter has changed his tactics Link: Knocks on budget make Nutter open up [Inky] As they deal with the latest fiscal crisis... Read more

NY Times covers budget public engagement process

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Nutter meets with community activists in Juniata Link: Turning to the Public for Advice on a Budget [New York Times] The severity... Read more