It's Our Money Archive: May, 2012

Corbett cuts seen as wounding job seekers

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Workforce development: It doesn't sound sexy. So maybe that's why Gov. Corbett's cuts to Philadelphia's workforce development system have... Read more

Podcast: Maybe nonprofits will start chipping in for services more now

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Will the city soon reap millions in voluntary payments from nonprofits? Currently, many nonprofits are exempt from paying property taxes.... Read more

IOM editorial: On Council's grilling of the School District

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Today, the City Council budget hearing for the school district starts at 10 a.m. Given what’s at stake and the complexity of the changes... Read more

DN Editorial Board weighs in on Water Works' utilities

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Today, the Daily News Editorial Board opines about taxpayers paying for a private business' utilities for several years, as "It's Our Money"... Read more

Are PILOTs making a comeback?

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Are PILOTs making a comeback? Nicholas Cafardi, a charity-law expert at Duquesne University’s Law School, sure thinks so. He says... Read more

Taxpayers foot bill for Water Works Restaurant

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Last month, we reported that Philadelphia pays the utility bills for some lucky non-profits. Now, as it turns out, the city has picked up the... Read more

Help Desk: Eyesore in Manayunk

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Behind the charming boutiques of Main Street in Manayunk sits a crude shell of a building. The property, which runs along the Manayunk Canal... Read more

Podcast: Should city allow online parking ticket appeals?

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Last week a City Council committee considered legislation that would require the Bureau of Administrative Adjudication, which handles parking-ticket... Read more