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(Philadelphia city councilman David Oh.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Councilman Introduces Bill That Would Cut City’s Wage Tax

A city councilman says Mayor Nutter needs to ramp up in a big way, by making cuts to the much-hated Philadelphia wage tax.

02/08/2014

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Lt. Governor Cawley Speaks To Dom Giordano About Top Issues In The State

Dom Giordano talked to Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Wednesday about school funding, the transportation bill and gasoline taxes.

02/05/2014

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Residents In Bucks County Dig Out & Try To Stay Safe In The Bitter Cold

The roads in Bucks County are doing okay Wednesday evening. Main roads like 611 have been moving along fine, and even thought side streets are still snowy, they are certainly manageable.

01/22/2014

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Parents And Public School Advocates Voice Their Displeasure With School District’s Plans

Parents and public school advocates say they’re not at all pleased with the School District’s plans for $45 million dollars recently released by Governor Corbett and they gave City Council an earful this past week.

11/03/2013

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Veteran Concerned About Future Meals After Food Stamp Budget Cuts

Ileana Diaz spoke with a veteran about his concerns after the major food stamp budget cuts.

11/01/2013

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Federal Food Stamp Program To Lose $5 Billion In Funding Tomorrow

The 2009 stimulus act that initially increased food stamp benefits expires this November, reducing the amount of money that the 1.8 million residents in Pennsylvania will get.

10/31/2013

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Protesters Rally Against School District Budget Cuts

Hundreds of George Sharswood students marched to Philadelphia School District Headquarters in an attempt to save their two teachers from being let go.

10/25/2013

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Debate Over Property-Tax Exempt Colleges Renewed

Philadelphia’s school funding crisis has renewed a debate over whether local colleges and universities that are property-tax-exempt should help out more. Those universities responded this past week with a report laying out how much they already contribute.

10/20/2013

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There Is No End In Sight For School District Budget Crisis

Philadelphia public schools have been open for a month now and there is no solution to the district’s budget crisis.

10/05/2013

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Poll: Most Americans Say Republicans Acted Like ‘Spoiled Children’ In Advance Of Shutdown

Most Americans blame congressional Republicans for the partial government shutdown, likening their behavior to that of “spoiled children,” says a new CNN poll.

10/01/2013

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US Government Shutdown Looms

As Democrats and Republicans debate over the funding bill, one thing is certain, the nation’s budget hangs in the balance.

09/30/2013

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3 On Your Side: Fall Travel

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice on finding budget destinations, and when to start deal-hunting for holiday trips.

09/24/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

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Piglet App

It’s hard to keep track of a budget sometimes. Piglet does the heavy lifting, helping you set spending limits to get out of debt.

07/23/2013

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Parents Press Council For More Help For City’s Schools

Parents upset with the Philadelphia School District’s budget crisis came to City Council Thursday, hoping those lawmakers would boost the size of the city’s bailout. The parents left disappointed.

06/21/2013

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