Let’s Make County Government a Thing in PA
It would be fairer, more efficient and better for all the towns in the state, says Philly 3.0’s engagement director. Join him and The Citizen for an event next week that explores what regionalism could mean for our local economy
What Philly Should Watch For in Biden’s Infrastructure Plan
Now is the time to implement major infrastructure and transportation changes that will benefit Philadelphians
How Fast Will Philly’s Budget Recover From Covid?
The federal recovery act and some projections indicate it could be faster than expected. But, Philly 3.0’s engagement editor notes, the news isn’t all good
Yo, Mayor Kenney—Vaccinate Election Workers!
In every other county, poll workers qualify for vaccines. Philly 3.0’s engagement director launched a petition urging Philly to do the same.
What the American Rescue Act Means for Philly
Congress just allotted a much-needed windfall to post-pandemic Philly. Now it’s time, Philly 3.0’s engagement director urges, to decide on our priorities
Leaving Money on the Table
Rising house prices should mean rising tax revenue to help close Philly’s budget gap. Too bad, Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, the City’s property office is still too dysfunctional to reassess values
Congress, Don’t Cut Local Covid-19 Aid
The Covid Relief Bill includes much-needed funding for city services—if, Philly 3.0’s engagement director cautions, Congress doesn’t take it away
An Answer to Philly’s Budget Woes?
Mayor Kenney announced a $450 million budget shortfall. How much of that, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, could the City make up by selling its vacant land?