The leadership of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce continues to support Mayor Nutter's choices on his budget.
But should the debate over the budget turn to increasing the wage or business privilege taxes, the chamber made it clear in a statement that it would fight such moves.
Chamber president and CEO Mark Schweiker said:
While we think it’s important for there to be a full discussion and debate around the Mayor’s proposed budget, we want to be clear up front that
The city could not "absorb the blow that higher wage taxes would inflict," Schweiker said.
Here's the link to the full statement.