It's Our Money Archive: May, 2010

Perzel: 'Being a politician is now illegal'

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The corruption case against State Rep. John Perzel is headed to trial: There is enough evidence for the case against State Rep. John M. Perzel... Read more

Should SEPTA reduce fares to attract riders?

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As you may have read yesterday, SEPTA is hiking fares on July 1st. Over at Eschaton, Atrios bemoans the increase and argues that there might... Read more

What's the plan?

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The major point in Phil Goldsmith's column this week is about "pruning" rather than "planting" budget items during a recession... Read more

Corbett's short-term memory

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Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett has released a new campaign ad, entitled "Spinal Tap," in which he attacks Gov. Ed Rendell... Read more

Johnstown looking to snag casino from Philly

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Here's an interesting item: If the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board decides to revoke the Foxwoods license, State Sen. John Wozniak wants... Read more

Administrators slightly improve Family Court situation, need to improve it more

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It is a small good thing that Court administrators have canceled their no-bid development deal in the wake of the Inquirer's report on the... Read more

Editorial: 'Superfluous ... time-warped' Legislature

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Earlier this week, the grand jury investigating the Bonusgate scandal made some radical recommendations for reforming state government. In... Read more

Gold Standard: Time to prune, not plant.

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As the Nutter administration and City Council complete their second budget of the recession, a $2.5 million plan to plant 300,000 trees symbolizes... Read more