It's Our Money Archive: September, 2010

City service providers prepping for storm

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Looks like it's going to be a challenging couple of days for city service providers on account of this storm -- down trees, down power lines... Read more

Another donation comes in as the Senate debates Marcellus Shale

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Yesterday, the State House passed a tax on natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale. That's a big step toward ending the a lengthy saga... Read more

BPT Time Machine: How much is that Zip Code in the window?

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One of IOM's first projects took a look at the BPT. Ben put together charts comparing the tax burdens of hypothetical companies in and out... Read more

Changes to the business tax?

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We've discussed the need for Philadelphia to keep its tax code up-to-date before (plenty of other folks have, too). Today, Council members... Read more

Grace periods at parking meters?

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Help Desk is off today, but in its stead we thought we'd return to our old "Howl of the Day" feature. Here's a complaint from user... Read more

Another donation report from lawmakers debating the Marcellus Shale tax

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Last month, “It's Our Money” and Common Cause launched “Marcellus Shale Money Watch,” a website where lawmakers can... Read more

Daily News calls for PHA Board to step down

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The paper also brings a bit more detail about the question of whether Carl Greene was really such a "flawed genius," or if he just... Read more

Crunch time: State legislature must pass severance tax

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Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee took the first step toward passing a severance tax on natural gas extraction in the Marcellus... Read more