City Council’s premature housing vote
The Kenney administration is still developing its comprehensive housing plan for the city. So Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders why Council pushed through haphazard legislation of its own
The B.S. Task Force
Do we really need a reconciliation task force to get to the bottom of the city’s accounting horrors? Or is the Mayor trying to look like he’s taking action?
Guest Commentary: It’s time to shake up the Office of Property Assessment
A 70 percent reassessment prompts a software engineer to ask some tough questions
Rhynhart On The Missing Millions
The Controller’s report this week woke people up to the embarrassment that is the city’s accounting practices. But does it go far enough in suggesting a fix?
Council To The Rescue?
By defying a tax-happy mayor, our august legislative body has stepped up. But that doesn’t mean Council President Darrell Clarke has found a new moral center
CitizenCast: City Council Cheat Sheet
Eagles are commended for their Super Bowl win, gun violence in Philly is discussed, and Helen Gym talks tax abatement. Tune in for more
CitizenCast: Your City Defined— The Office of Property Assessment
How does the assessment process work? A look at the history of the OPA.
Guest Commentary: Why We Raise Taxes
A good government advocate argues that our leaders raise taxes on the poor city because they run the city poorly