It's Our Money Archive: July, 2009

PICA: City budget approved, with qualifiers

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The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, the state agency charged with overseeing Philadelphia's finances, has given tentative... Read more

Algae, taxes, and budget deals

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Here is today's budget news from across the country.... First, big news from the West Coast: California has a budget deal! Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger... Read more

Budget news from around the country

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Today, “It's Our Money” bring you a new feature: Budget news from around the country. Below are links to some of the most interesting... Read more

New op-ed: The state budget wrecking ball

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Link: The state budget wrecking ball [Daily News] ON Friday, Mayor Nutter made a dramatic annoucement: The city can't afford to pay its bills... Read more

How can we stop the next Fumo?

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Over the past few days, I’ve been thinking about how to stop the next Vince Fumo. We know this won’t be the last time a public... Read more

Rigid ideology won't solve state budget crisis

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I tend to admire politicians who stick to their principals, but the state budget impasse in Harrisburg shows the danger of clinging to closely... Read more

Editorial: A sentence -- and a question

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Link: A sentence -- and a question [Daily News] THE GOOD WORKS of former state Sen. Vince Fumo in his 30 years of public service means his... Read more

House Democrats unveil state budget proposal

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Pa. House Speaker Keith McCall makes budget pitch Link: House Democrats introduce $29.1 billion spending plan [Harrisburg Patriot... Read more