budget

Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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David Madden
July 22, 2020 - 4:18 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy unleashed on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over McConnell’s approach to the latest federal plan to provide financial relief in the midst of the pandemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 21, 2020 - 6:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Agency, known as PICA, has approved Philadelphia’s financial plan but with a lot of concerns and some new conditions. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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David Madden
July 10, 2020 - 3:04 pm
The state of New Jersey will apparently be able to handle one of the financial problems to surface from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
The pandemic has not only canceled Philadelphia’s Fourth of July traditions, it’s played havoc with the city budget. It closed the fiscal year this week with the lowest fund balance in several years. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Philadelphia City Council gave final approval to a stripped down city budget Thursday along with a hefty agenda of bills and resolutions, as it wrapped up what is surely one of its most unusual sessions ever. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
June 23, 2020 - 8:02 pm
Although the coronavirus did not have a huge impact on the PPA’s revenue, it will provide about $2 million less to the School District of Philadelphia this year compared to last year. And, ticketing is reportedly high as the PPA phases in parking enforcement again. Read more here.
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Protesters at Dilworth Park
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Tim Jimenez
June 18, 2020 - 7:26 am
Philadelphia City Council, in the middle of the night, announced a preliminary budget deal that includes a $33 million cut to the police department, and a shift toward funding police to reform efforts. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 15, 2020 - 5:06 pm
Philadelphia’s budget is in even worse shape than officials projected when the mayor submitted a new spending plan six weeks ago — t hey’re now reporting an additional $100 million in lost revenue. Read more here.
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Danielle Outlaw
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Pat Loeb
June 10, 2020 - 6:20 pm
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw laid out ambitious plans for reducing crime and reforming her department at City Council budget hearings, Wednesday, telling Council reform is not cheap. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 08, 2020 - 6:06 pm
Philadelphia City Council has told the mayor it will not increase spending for the Philadelphia Police Department as he proposed in the revised budget he sent them on May 1. Members sent a letter to the mayor Monday following another day of budget hearings. Read more here.
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