The city has about 900 sites open throughout the summer to give kids under the age of 18 a free lunch at noon, and snacks at 3pm.
From 2009 tp 2013, people who used mass transit to get to work were allowed to use up to $245 of pre-tax income per month to offset that cost. But at the end of 2013, the benefit was reduced by about $100 per month.
The deal struck funds the government only through mid-January, and allows the nation to borrow through February 7th.
Members of former Governor Rendell’s transition team have spent the last few months poring over 300 boxes of correspondence, speeches, videos of public events and other materials, getting them ready to be viewed by the public, and quickly.