Philly's Pre-K Program Gets Good Report Card From City ControllerAs it nears the end of its first year, Philadelphia's pre-K program gets good marks from city controller Alan Butkovitz.
Democratic Candidate For City Controller Receives Prestigious National EndorsementRebecca Rhynhart is the only state or local candidate in Pennsylvania to be endorsed by Emily's List, a PAC devoted to electing women to public office.
Are Philadelphia's Sidewalk Cafes Overstepping Their Bounds?The city controller says many of Philadelphia's sidewalk cafes are flouting the law, creating obstacles for pedestrians.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Investigating Mayor's Fund For Philadelphia Over Reported Irregular SpendingThe fund recently announced a re-organization to avoid irregularities in the future.
Technology Is In Crosshairs Of City Controller Alan Butkovitz's Latest Audit"We've been throwing good millions after bad millions," Butkovitz said. "If we're going to do it, we have to make a substantial investment."
Shake Up At Mayor's Fund For Philly; Credit Cards EliminatedThe Mayor's Fund is making major changes, after a city controller's report found dubious spending by its previous board chairman
City Controller: The Drop In Sales Due To Beverage Tax Is Greater Than City Had PlannedCity Controller Alan Butkovitz says revenue generated from the soda tax is below estimates and may force some stores in Philadelphia to close or move.
Philly Beverage Tax Revenue Draws Warning, Kenney Administration Remains ConfidentPhiladelphia's city controller is concerned about a shortfall in collections so far on the controversial sweetened beverage tax.
Former Kenney Aide Unseats Incumbent City Controller In Upset VictoryRebecca Rhynhart, a former aide to Mayor Jim Kenney, unseated incumbent City Controller Alan Butkovitz in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
Controllers Primary Pits Three-Term Incumbent Against Political NoviceIn the race for Philadelphia's city controller, three-term incumbent Alan Butkovitz faces a challenge from a first-time candidate Rebecca Rhynhart.
Controller Issues New Allegations Of Questionable Spending Against Past Officials In Nutter AdministrationThe controller is calling on former city officials under the Michael Nutter administration to reimburse the fund more than $200,000.
City Controller: Nutter, Officials Should Return $240,000 To Mayor's FundCity Controller Alan Butkovitz believes the city should seek reimbursement of over $240,000 to the Mayor's Fund spent by the Nutter Administration in 2015.
Philadelphia's Fiscal Watchdog Finds 'Rampant' Mishandling Of Petty CashThe city controller's annual audit finds Philadelphia city departments need to do a better job of policing petty cash funds and employee vacation, sick leave and overtime.
Former Rep Fires Back At Philadelphia City ControllerDesiree Peterkin-Bell plans to file a defamation lawsuit against Alan Butkovitz.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz Questions Spending Under Mayor NutterCity Controller Alan Butkovitz fires back at former Mayor Michael Nutter in battle over spending of Philadelphia Marathon funds.