As we continue to move through winter, budget impacts on agencies like SEPTA are beginning to be felt and so far, it’s in the millions of dollars.
Rock salt, shovels, snow blowers, eating out, pet boarding, hotel stays, generators and tree removal are just some of the unexpected expenses people are finding themselves faced with this winter.
From driving snow that crippled traffic and caused accidents, to an ice storm that left more than a half million people in our region in the dark, the cost of this winter could be tallied in varied ways including serious inconveniences.
First comes the frigid cold, then comes the big utility bills. If you haven’t received a larger than normal heating bill this winter, it’s probably coming. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about simple things you can do to keep costs under control.
Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal have crossed $50 million.
The return of the Miss America pageant to Atlantic City brought attention to the seaside gambling mecca and a boon to police and public works employees.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal has topped $41 million, including $8.1 million to pay for the internal investigation led by former FBI director Louis Freeh.
The How Many? app calculates how much an item costs in terms of the number of hours you’ll have to work to pay for it.
The leader of the New Jersey Senate says pension and health care benefits for the average public safety worker cost local governments $47,000 a year.