It's Our Money Archive: April, 2009

Wage tax increase is off the table

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City Council and Mayor Nutter are still miles apart on taxes, but one option has been taken off the table: increasing the wage tax. Earlier... Read more

City Solicitor: DROP payments to elected officials are legal

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Anna Verna can still collect her DROP payment Link: Solicitor's review says DROP OK for Council [Inky] Shelley R. Smith's opinion... Read more

Criminal justice panel: Reallocate public safety funding

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DA Lynne Abraham doesn't want a $7 million cut Link: City agency offers its own spending plan [Inky] The revised spending numbers... Read more

Council proposes budget alternative

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Marian Tasco wants a five-year sales tax increase Link: Council proffers sales-tax increase [Daily News] Council's plan calls... Read more

BREAKING: Council offers alternative budget proposal

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It's no secret that much of City Council opposes Mayor Nutter's proposal to raise property taxes. However, it wasn't clear until today if Council... Read more

Mr. Nutter goes to Harrisburg

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Mayor Nutter lobbied Harrisburg yesterday Link: Nutter visits Capitol seeking support for budget [Inky] The mayor met with legislative... Read more

Link: Rethinking Philadelphia

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Cities used to be considered the problem, but now they're being talked about as the solution. That's the theme of a special section published... Read more

Rendell: I support Nutter's budget legislation

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Gov. Rendell supports sales tax hike and pension changes Link: Rendell vows to work for Nutter tax plan [Inky] Rendell said he... Read more