budget

School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 10, 2020 - 2:46 pm
The School District of Philadelphia expects its revenues to be way down from the impact of the coronavirus, and that's going to mean difficult decisions as it draws up next year's budget. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney at a budget address at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
March 05, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney's $5.2 billion budget proposal owes a lot to Philadelphia's growing economy. The mayor was able to propose $118 million in new programs without a tax increase, and City Council gave the proposal good marks. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is expected to propose a $5.2 billion budget to City Council Thursday that's an increase of $118 million over last year. The budget calls for no new taxes. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy delivers his Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Address in Trenton on February 25, 2020.
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Mike DeNardo
February 25, 2020 - 5:24 pm
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again — that's what Gov. Phil Murphy is doing with his millionaires tax proposal. Read more here.
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Free Library of Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Supporters of Philadelphia's Free Library system are already gearing up for this year's budget battle. They want more money for the city's library branches, but last year's offensive had only modest success. Read more here.
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PennDOT salt storage area
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Mark Abrams
February 25, 2020 - 2:37 pm
If this year’s winter continues to stay relatively mild, PennDOT says it could save millions of dollars — which will go right back into regional road projects. Read more here.
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A fire truck.
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David Madden
February 13, 2020 - 2:40 pm
A $2.4 million federal grant, which pays for more than two dozen firefighting positions in Camden, is set to expire in June. City officials are working on a contingency plan, but that would cut about half of those jobs. Read more here.
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Charter school advocates protest governor's budget proposal
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Mike DeNardo
February 06, 2020 - 1:11 pm
A few dozen charter school parents and advocates staged a protest outside the governor’s Philadelphia office, asserting their concerns that his budget proposal would allocate far less money for charter schools. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaks during a press conference, during which Governor Wolf proposed 2020-21 budget items totaling more than $1.1 billion to support reducing the risks to Pennsylvanians of lead and asbestos.
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Tony Romeo
January 29, 2020 - 4:50 pm
Ahead of his budget address next week, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a $1 billion-plus initiative to fund mitigation of asbestos and lead in Pennsylvania schools and other buildings. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
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Tony Romeo
January 28, 2020 - 5:19 pm
Ahead of his budget address next week, Gov. Tom Wolf is renewing his push for proposals made in previous budget seasons, including an increase in the state's $7.25 per hour minimum wage. Read more here.
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