It's Our Money Archive: August, 2009

Mayor Nutter praises State Senate for passing fiscal relief

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Mayor Michael Nutter just held a press conference where he praised the State Senate for passing a bill to provide fiscal relief to the city... Read more

Phila. relief bill passes senate

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Today, Philadelphia took another step away from fiscal Armageddon. The Pennsylvania Senate just voted to approve House Bill 1828, which provides... Read more

Exclusive interview with Gov. Rendell

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Ben Waxman sat down with Gov. Rendell for an exclusive interview about the state budget and the bill that would help solve Philadelphia's financial... Read more

Nutter backs amended bill despite big pension changes

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As we reported a few minutes ago, Mayor Nutter is throwing his support behind the amended budget bill. He just held an impromptu press conference... Read more

Sen. Pileggi: Mayor Nutter supports pension amendments

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Sen. Dominic Pileggi just told a group of reporters that Mayor Nutter supports the pension amendments made to the legislation to help balance... Read more

Evans Spokesperson: No vote today on city budget fix

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According to Johanna Pro, a spokesperson for State Representative Dwight Evans, it's highly unlikely that the State House will reconsider the... Read more

All eyes on Harrisburg

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Wednesday could be the beginning of the end of Philadelphia fiscal crisis. The state senate is poised to vote on two proposals that would help... Read more

Council not united on waiving budget approval

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City Council President Anna Verna may have waived the right to approve Mayor Nutter's doomsday budget, but the move does not have unanimous... Read more