It's Our Money Archive: February, 2012

Domestic violence services might get more funds

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Last week, Council adopted a resolution signaling that it’s thinking about giving more funds to domestic violence services in the next... Read more

State should use mortgage settlement for homeowners

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A DN editorial: THE GOOD NEWS: Pennsylvania is due to receive about $69 million as a result of last week's federal settlement with big banks... Read more

Podcast: Should you be worried about the property reassessment?

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Are you worried about about your property taxes going up? Should you be nervous? On this week's It's Our Money podcast, Holly Otterbein explains... Read more

Will the public have a say about property-tax changes?

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Will there be a legitimate public debate about the city’s new property-tax system before it’s set in stone? If there isn’t... Read more

People's Board hosts debate on gun laws

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This is an opinion of the Daily News People's Editorial Board, a group of 10 citizens who gather to debate hot topics in the city. To weigh... Read more

City Howl Help Desk: The Society Hill slabs mystery

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ONE EVENING in Society Hill, on his daily jog, Brian Hamilton came across a ridiculous number of concrete slabs. The mother lode, if you will... Read more

On WHYY: Advocates say court collections are unjust

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Last year, the Philadelphia court system announced that it was aggressively pursuing about $1.5 billion in debts owed by hundreds of thousands... Read more

Corbett's budget funds voter ID, anti-abortion program

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All of the headlines about Gov. Corbett’s budget have been about cuts, cuts, cuts — to higher education, cash assistance, even... Read more