Councilman Wilson Goode

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Councilman Proposes Overhauling Philadelphia Tax Abatement

A city councilman is proposing a huge overhaul to the long-controversial 10-year property tax abatement in Philadelphia.



From DROP To PLOP? Council Could Override Mayor’s Veto This Week

City Council members this week may decide to override the mayor’s veto of a bill that scales back the controversial pension perk known as DROP.


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Nutter Addresses Philadelphia, City Council Still Looking For Alternatives To Soda Tax

Outside City Hall: a protest against a proposed soda tax. Inside City Hall: council members talking about how to avoid a soda tax while still bailing out the cash-strapped School District.