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.
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.
After a year of slashing activities, counselors and nurses, the School Reform Commission defied the city charter in May by refusing to approve a budget that would require even more spending cuts.
Governor-elect Tom Wolf says he wants to make Pennsylvanians aware that he is going to have to take drastic action to fix Pennsylvania’s budget.
Even if you think it’s too soon to start holiday shopping, you might consider sitting down to plan your budget and spending. As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, it could save you money in the end.
Staying within a budget can be time consuming, a headache and a chore that many people struggle to handle. But 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows a way you can pay bills and balance accounts, and it’s as easy as texting your friends.
The School Reform Commission and Superintendent William Hite are scheduled to make an announcement Friday about the future of the cash-strapped school district.
Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there’s still plenty of time between now and Labor Day to host simple summer gatherings without breaking the budget.
Gov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the state legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.
With lawmakers’ rocky spring session bleeding deeper into summer, nobody knows what Gov. Tom Corbett will do with the no-new-taxes budget plan sitting on his desk.
Chris discussed the popularity of soccer in the US after the loss of the men’s World Cup team, Governor Tom Corbett’s handling of the budget standoff and he took calls on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s refusal to answer questions about the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. He talked to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum at 8:20.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he won’t sign a $29.1 billion spending plan for Pennsylvania state government before the fiscal year ends at midnight, saying he’ll continue to seek passage of a meaningful bill to reduce future public pension costs.
The mayor says Governor Corbett is using Philadelphia children as pawns to get other state issues approved, in order for the schools to get more funding.
Gov. Chris Christie is vowing to veto a package of tax hikes being pushed by Democrats to fill New Jersey’s gaping budget hole.