It's Our Money Archive: February, 2010

Quasi-governmental quasi-taxes

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There’s a story in the Inquirer today about a former Pa. Supreme Court Justice who’s suing the Center City District over an assessment... Read more

City of Harrisburg paid $2.5 million in overtime last year

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The city of Harrisburg is also having budget problems. Despite these troubles, The Harrisburg Patriot-News found, the city paid out $2.5 million... Read more

Morning Money: Gag us with a shovel

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As you bemoan the snow out your window, read an Inquirer analysis of campaign contributions to gubernatorial candidates. City Council is finally... Read more

Corbett's reform platform could use a boost

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Yesterday, Republican candidate for governor Tom Corbett released his plan for government reform. You can read an overview at Capitol Ideas... Read more

The Gold Standard: Of Tea Parties and Snow

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I've been doing a lot of thinking recently about the Tea Party movement and snow. Snow for the obvious reason - there's so much of it. As... Read more

Morning Money: Snowmageddon 129

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Since we’re sure you love the snow falling outside your windows, we thought we’d start out with the news that Pittsburgh is expecting... Read more

SEPTA storm updates via Twitter

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We write a lot about what's wrong with government, but we wanted to give a quick shout out to SEPTA. The transit agency is keeping the public... Read more

DROP symbolism

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Catherine Lucey reports that Councilman Bill Green plans to introduce a bill to bar future elected officials from participating in DROP. this... Read more