Establishment of new group fulfills objectives of Action Plan for the Central Delaware Philadelphia, January 30 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has appointed members to the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC), the new organization which has replaced the Penn’s Landing…
KYW city hall bureau chief Mike Dunn asks mayor Michael Nutter questions from KYW listeners regarding the city budget, real estate taxes and the cleanliness of city streets and transit stations.
In the month of December no state was spared, in some states their jobless rates have hit double digits.
Through cutbacks and limiting payroll the Philadelphia Parking Authority is able to transfer millions to the city’s general fund and $600,000 to City School’s.
Rendell says up to 2,000 positions could be eliminated through layoffs and hiring freezes to plug the budget hole.
Bad economy can save the PA Turnpike more then $25 million to replace bridges.
Shipping inmates to State run correction facilities can help reduce the City’s growing budget shortfall.
Along with 20 other states PA has qualify for 13 weeks of federal emergency unemployment benefits.
City schools are unprepared to pick up slack if city libraries close. At one point, every one of the 200+ city schools had a library and a librarian as of today there or only 77.
White House is trying to low expectations of a quick fix for the economy.