City Council Begins Budget Hearings Amid Many UncertaintiesPhiladelphia city council began their annual grilling of budget officials, Tuesday, in the first day of budget hearings, But some of the biggest concerns were outside the city's control.
Philadelphia City Council Begins Budget HearingsPhiladelphia City Council began hearings Tuesday on the city budget, including a proposed tax on sugary beverages to pay for ambitious new programs.
Nutter’s Proposed Budget Includes Funds To Hire 400 Police OfficersAmong the many details in Mayor Nutter's new budget is a plan to hire 400 more police officers over the coming year. Commissioner Charles Ramsey says that'll help, as the department tries to keep up with retirements fueled by the controversial DROP program.

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