It's Our Money Archive: October, 2011

The City Council Technical and Planning Offices

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Check out this post by Isaiah Thompson on a few hundred thousand dollars' worth of Council expenditure you might not be aware of. Follow us... Read more

Business tax reform could cost the city $33 million

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This week, Council members and Mayor Nutter joyously announced that they’ve agreed on two bills that would revolutionize the way business... Read more

Curfew won't fix much

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An IOM editorial in the Daily News: Yesterday, City Council passed, by 15-1, a bill to extend the city's emergency curfew and impose fines... Read more

Another bill aims to get Phila. tax assessors certified

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For now, Philadelphia's property-tax assessors get special treatment. But they might not for long. Unlike property-tax assessors in every... Read more

Trash pickup actually happens on this small Germantown block now

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Last week we wrote about how the neighbors of a small Germantown block called Wingohocking Heights kept getting skipped on trash day. Neighbors... Read more

Newsworks Tonight: The Cost of Occupy Philly

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With Managing Director Richard negrin tweeting concerns about the Occupy Philly protest, IOM's Holly Otterbein took to the airwaves last night... Read more

Goldsmith: Election-less

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IOM columnist Phil Goldsmith says Michael Nutter has earned a second term as mayor, but laments the fact that there will not be a real election... Read more

L&I crackdown

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We're pretty excited over here about Licenses & Inspections' new initiative to crack down on slumlords and their unsightly vacant properties... Read more