It's Our Money Archive: March, 2009

How will the stimulus work in Philadelphia?

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President Barack Obama signed the $700 billion stimulus bill with the intention of jump-starting the American economy. As federal dollars start... Read more

Editorial: Mayor & Council: Grow up

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Link: Mayor & Council: Grow Up [Daily News] IMAGINE a burning house, with children inside. Their parents are there, but instead of getting... Read more

Preview: Capital budget hearing

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What: Tomorrow, Philadelphia City Council will hold hearings on Mayor Nutter's proposed budget for capital improvements. Capital funds are... Read more

No fare increases or service cuts for SEPTA

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SEPTA budget is in good shape Link: SEPTA budget proposal: No fare increases or service cuts [Inky] The biggest anticipated... Read more

Editorial: Council: DROP isn't yours

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Link: Council: DROP isn't yours [Daily News] SOME City Council members were in a tizzy yesterday over this paper's front page featuring Anna... Read more

Council clashes with Nutter officials

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Nutter's chief of staff Clay Armbrister answers a question Link: Nutter budget gets bumpy Council reception [Daily News] Nutter's... Read more

Op-ed: Fixing Council's budget show

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Yesterday, Philadelphia City Council started holding hearings on Mayor Nutter's controversial budget plan. Over the next two months, Council... Read more

Storm gathering in Council over taxes

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Mayor Nutter wants to temporarily increase property-taxes and the sales tax to deal with the $1.4 billion hole in the city budget. Today, City... Read more