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Lee Kimball of Pifarro and Grant Lincoln of Philadelphia 3.0 protest a reduction in arts funding in Mayor Michael Nutter's proposed budget. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Dozens Of Philadelphia Arts Organizations Protest Proposed Reduction In Funding

Dozens of Philadelphia arts organizations gathered at City Hall Tuesday to protest a funding reduction proposed in Mayor Michael Nutter’s budget.

04/07/2015

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City Officials Hoping For New Voting Machines By 2017 Primary

Philadelphia officials are focused on getting new voting machines to replace the original crop of electronic machines, now more than a decade old.

04/05/2015

Albright (l) and Adolph (r) after House budget hearing .
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Democratic Governor, GOP Lawmakers Far Apart On Pa. Budget

Republicans who control the legislature battled officials of the Democratic Wolf Administration over the implications of the governor’s far-reaching proposals to overhaul Pennsylvania taxes.

03/29/2015

File Photo. (Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Beth Ann Mumford From Americans For Prosperity: ‘Wolf’s New Budget Proposal Includes A Whole Lot Of Tax Increases’

Chris Stigall spoke with Beth Anne Mumford from Americans for Prosperity on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the group’s opposition to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal.

03/16/2015

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Philadelphia Budget Includes Funds For Possible New Prison

Mayor Nutter has begun a process that could lead to the first new prison in Philadelphia in more than a decade, whether it actually gets built, is a question that will fall to the next mayor.

03/09/2015

(A driver negotiates past a formidable pothole on Fifth Street, north of Market, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter’s New Budget Boosts Spending On Repaving Philly Streets

Mayor Michael Nutter plans to boost by about one-quarter the number of miles of Philadelphia streets that will be repaved in the coming year. And the focus will be on smaller streets in the neighborhoods.

03/08/2015

File Photo. (Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

GOP Digs In On Pension Reform After Wolf Budget Address

Addressing the spiking costs of school and state employee pensions is one of the main subplots of the battle that lay ahead over the budget proposal rolled out by Governor Wolf this past week.

03/08/2015

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Analyst: Wolf Budget Strategy Clever, But Still A Tough Sell

A prominent political analyst says Governor Wolf’s decision to couple property tax relief with income and sales tax hikes gives him the best chance to get his budget proposal through the legislature.

03/08/2015

Zeoli Show Log 3.4.15

Rich pondered the punishment for a student who make vulgar attacks against former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling’s daughter on Twitter, the Eagles trade of LeSean McCoy and a Vermont town’s proposal to lower the voting age. He also spoke with La Salle Professor Michael Boyle, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bile, and author Lenore Skenazy.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/04/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Americans For Prosperity Rep: ‘Chris Christie Is Balancing His Budget On The Backs Of Future Generations’

Daryn Iwicki, the State Director of Americans for Prosperity Foundation New Jersey told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that Governor Chris Christie’s budget proposal is full of the “same tired rhetoric that we’ve heard for the past six years.”

03/02/2015

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3 On Your Side: Spring Break For Travelers On A Budget

Tired of the cold weather and thinking of planning a trip? For travelers hoping to stretch their dollar this spring, there’s good news and bad news. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds it all depends on your destination.

02/27/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie departs the chamber after delivering his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on February 24, 2015. (Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie’s Budget Address Draws Local Reaction

Some New Jersey voters this morning are wondering why there was no mention about another potential funding crisis: transportation.

02/25/2015

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How To Choose The Right Window

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02/12/2015

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Report: The City Of Brotherly Love Doesn’t Live Up To Its Name When It Comes To Valentine’s Day

Out of 100 cities, Philadelphia ranked 85th for a V-Day date. While we placed 34th for activities, we came in 52nd for “gift accessibility” and 57th for weather forecast.

02/10/2015

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3 On Your Side: Things That Will Be More Expensive In 2015

From hamburgers to that cup of coffee you drink in the morning, get ready to spend more money on some popular items this year. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at what’s expected to be more expensive in 2015.

01/05/2015

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