It's Our Money Archive: July, 2010

More fun with school district #s

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Since the chart below has both the total budget for four school districts and the number of enrolled students, we thought we'd do some quick... Read more

PennDOT still running errands for lawmakers

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Back in May, the grand jury charged with investigating corruption in Harrisburg issued a blistering report recommending sweeping changes to... Read more

Phila school administrators' salaries, compared to other cities

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IOM columnist Phil Goldsmith takes on the school district today, arguing that the administration there is "tone-deaf" to the fiscal... Read more

Cashing Out: No more free rides

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- Looks like the Delaware River Port Authority isn’t alone. State lawmakers are questioning a Pennsylvania Turnpike perk that allows... Read more

Pa. Turnpike to become most expensive long toll road in nation

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With a toll increase in January, the Pennsylvania Turnpike is set to become the most expensive toll road in America at 8.5 cents per mile,... Read more

The Family Court scandal, condensed

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Perhaps you've heard something about some issues with the construction of Philly's new Family Court building. Perhaps you've heard a lot of... Read more

Instead of a "Public Integrity Commission," how about some serious reform?

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Momentum has been building behind a proposal to deal with corruption in Harrisburg by establishing a "public integrity commission."... Read more

Help Desk: How to save a park

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City Howl is a Web site that lets citizens post raves or rants about city services (thecityhowl.com). On Wednesdays, we publish highlights... Read more