Rob Dubow

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 03, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The head of the office that assesses Philadelphia real estate for tax purposes has resigned after facing sharp criticism for large and often uneven increases in property assessments. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
A City Council committee this past week approved a bill that would return a large chunk of the wage tax to people living below the poverty level. The committee passed the bill over objections from the Kenney administration. Read more here.
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Finance director Rob Dubow testified at a City Council committee hearing.
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Pat Loeb
March 13, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has denounced the behavior of a City Councilman who called the city's finance director a "criminal" during a committee hearing Tuesday. The mayor fired off a letter to Councilman David Oh, calling his conduct "irresponsible" and "...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Mike DeNardo
January 03, 2019 - 3:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city says it has finally reconciled nearly all of a $40 million discrepancy on its books . What was a $40 million difference between the city's records and its bank accounts has now been whittled down to $900,000. But Mayor Jim Kenney was quick to point out it the...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
September 26, 2018 - 7:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A City Council committee has approved new affordable housing legislation, this time with no new taxes. Council has been trying for more than a year to create a way to keep low-income homeowners in neighborhoods that are changing, either through neglect or the opposite...
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City Council President Darrell Clarke and other council members announce an audit of the city's tax assessment agency.
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Pat Loeb
June 07, 2018 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kenney administration is giving mixed reviews to Philadelphia City Council's version of the city budget. Council gave preliminary approval this week to a spending plan the includes some of the mayor's proposals — but not the real estate tax increase he requested...
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