It's Our Money Archive: April, 2010

He's baaack (maybe)

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Earlier this week, while discussing gaming in Gettysburg we mentioned that this hasn't exactly been a good month for casino developers or their... Read more

Coalition pushes for hike in the gross receipts portion of the BPT

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We mentioned this morning the various budget-balancing scenarios that Council seems to be considering. Isaiah Thompson at City Paper reports... Read more

Ben on Radio Times

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Ben will be on Radio Times this morning at 10 talking Philly news. Listen in to see if he says anything inflammatory. Follow us on Twitter... Read more

Time to tell Council what you think

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As Ben noted, one take-away from what happened in Council yesterday is that, having now gone through an extensive budget hearing process, city... Read more

Council fighting for cuts? What a strange world.

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Catherine Lucey has a must-read story in today's Daily News for anyone interested in the city budget. The article makes clear what many already... Read more

Bigger than DROP

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Today's Daily News editorial cites the City Paper story we highlighted last week to make the unambiguous case that "DROP should be abolished... Read more

Nutter takes aim at pensions of nonunion employees

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Today, Mayor Michael Nutter is asking City Council to make big changes to the pension plan offered to nonunion city employees. This includes... Read more

Tax amnesty update: Something old, something new

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We wrote on Tuesday about some of the problems plaguing the state tax amnesty in its first day, namely a scary advertising campaign and a communication... Read more