Saturday, August 1, 2015

Mayoral junket at taxpayer expense?

READER POLL

Should the city of Philadelphia have paid for Mayor Nutter's trip to New Orleans?

Yes
 
  47 (11.1%)
No
 
  378 (88.9%)
Total votes = 425
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Should taxpayers have paid for Nutter's trip to the Gulf Coast?


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