The discussion, titled “Philadelphia Taxes — Past, Present and Future.” was organized by the Pew Charitable Trusts and Temple University’s Center on Regional Politics.
“I want people to know all across Philadelphia: you carry, you do two,” said Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams.
A spokesman for Governor Corbett says he’s pleased, even though the committee made significant changes to his proposal.
Once inside her old high school, 16-year-old Samantha Pawlucy apparently didn’t feel comfortable enough to stay.
With Philadelphia’s property tax overhaul apparently on hold for a year, the state House has advanced legislation that would protect tax revenues for the city and school district in the interim.
KYW’s Michelle Durham reports on the disagreement among Pennsylvania leaders on whether changing the system of liquor sales in the state is a good idea.
The chairman of the state House Liquor Control Committee says the push to privatize booze sales in Pennsylvania means a delicate balance between public safety and consumer convenience in the city of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Republican John Taylor, chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, says he believes the legislation is needed but must be carefully drafted.