It's Our Money Archive: July, 2011

Council should include the public in redistricting (since it already promised to twice)

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An IOM editorial in the Daily News: We've often wondered what City Council's "resolutions" - official statements of position that aren't actually... Read more

Civic associations and the new zoning code

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Jared Brey of PlanPhilly takes a look at how recent changes to Philadelphia’s zoning code will affect neighborhood civic associations... Read more

Listen to the It's Our Money Summer Blockbuster

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Someone alert the Academy: It’s Our Money is making a summer blockbuster movie. It’s called “PICA 2011: Judgment Day.”... Read more

Apply to join the People's Editorial Board

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A new Daily News editorial board project that It's Our Money will be playing a big role in: To us, the more people talking, the better. That's... Read more

Committing to the fight against corruption

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In Sunday's Inquirer, Bob Warner offered some historical background for Philadelphia's efforts to root out corruption among city employees: Sixty... Read more

City jail #s decline, taxpayers save $10 million

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From the DN: It's always been folly to use the size of the prison population as a barometer for criminal activity, and District Attorney Seth... Read more

Should you be responsible for litter with your name on it?

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Last week, Philadelphia Weekly blogged about Fred Treiber, the owner of a sporting goods company called Sports Paradise, who had received a... Read more

Controller says five-year plan is "reasonable" but includes "sensitive assumptions"

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Yesterday, in writing about activist (and plaintiff against the city!) Brett Mandel's call for PICA to reject the city's five-year plan, we... Read more