It's Our Money Archive: July, 2012

Many of Nutter's top staffers have stopped taking pay cuts

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You may remember when Mayor Nutter said in the midst of the budget crisis in 2008 that he and his top staffers would be taking pay cuts. But... Read more

SRC delays charter decision, citing budget concerns

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On Friday, the School Reform Commission postponed its decision about whether to keep a charter school open, citing concerns about budgeting... Read more

How Hite's contract compares to Ackerman's

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Who could ever forget former Superintendent Arlene Ackerman’s $905,000 buyout? Last year, Ackerman was paid that amount to leave the... Read more

Full text of incoming superintendent Hite's contract

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Tonight, the School Reform Commission unanimously hired William Hite as the School District's new superintendent, beginning by October 1. His... Read more

City paying consultant $200K to boost efficiency

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The city is paying a consultant at least $200,000 to make recommendations aimed at improving tax collections and lowering overhead costs, like... Read more

Podcast: Sen. Williams on why he supports EITC

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Earlier this month, we talked to Daily News Editorial Page editor Sandra Shea about the Educational Improvement Tax Credit. The program gives... Read more

Taxpayers help pay for renovations at newspapers' home

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Media is the watchdog of tax dollars. But that doesn't mean it never benefits from public money. Check out our article about how taxpayers... Read more

Councilman: Schools shouldn't have counted on extra $

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Councilman Jim Kenney says the School District shouldn't have counted on receiving an additional $94 million from the city this fiscal year... Read more