tax increase

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 28, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has withdrawn his proposal for a real estate tax increase to fund the School District of Philadelphia, after the state Legislature agreed to higher-than-expected school funding. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy hosts a press conference to discuss the budget.
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David Madden
June 21, 2018 - 9:30 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey budget impasse continues, despite a pair of meetings between Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders over how to fund the plan. The threat of a second government shutdown looms in little more than a week. The governor insists he's willing to negotiate...
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Governor Phil Murphy delivers his Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Address in Trenton on March 13, 2018.
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David Madden
June 15, 2018 - 9:39 am
TRENTON N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two weeks and counting until a potential government shutdown in New Jersey, as Governor Phil Murphy and legislative leaders try to hammer out a new budget. The governor has told his staff to draw up a contingency plan in the event there's no deal by the end of the...
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Superintendent William Hite and Mayor Jim Kenney
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Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2018 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney says the Philadelphia School District would be able to repair more of its aging school buildings under his tax increase proposal. Kenney pushed his school funding proposal during a visit to Logan Elementary, one of the district's schools most in need...
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A Seneca Resources Corp. crew prepares a 2009 well-drilling site in Loyalsock State Forest near Trout Run, Pa.
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Mark Abrams
May 03, 2018 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf is getting some blowback from representatives of Pennsylvania's natural gas and Marcellus Shale industries over his renewed call for a dedicated tax on those operations. During a media conference call, Stephanie Catarino Wissman, executive director of...
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