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Opinion: Costs of the pandemic to local, state governments must be covered by the federal government purpose

Jul. 2, 2020 10:00 am

Opinion: Costs of the pandemic to local, state governments must be covered by the federal government

Unless the federal government provides funding to make up the losses, there will be a catastrophic retreat from progress, says guest columnist Robert Brand.
Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety purpose

Jun. 25, 2020 7:54 am

Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety

"From a good government point of view it is important to establish a zero-based budgeting approach to the Police Department," says guest columnist Robert Brand.
Controller Rebecca Rhynhart releases analysis of proposed 2021 budget, and offers an alternative purpose

May 21, 2020 10:19 am

Controller Rebecca Rhynhart releases analysis of proposed 2021 budget, and offers an alternative

As budget hearings begin, Philly’s financial watchdog proposes changes she says could save some City offices.
Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be purpose

May 20, 2020 12:03 pm

Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be

Even though adults are often forgotten in the talk about education programming and funding in Philadelphia, these learning communities are robust and growing, say guest columnists Amy Ballard and Bryce Bayer.
Restoring this $200K to the budget for FY21 could literally save lives, say nonprofit leaders purpose

May 15, 2020 9:33 am

Restoring this $200K to the budget for FY21 could literally save lives, say nonprofit leaders

The City's funding for PAIFUP — Philadelphia's successful public defender program for immigrants facing deportation — has quietly been zeroed out of the mayor's revised proposed budget.
Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door purpose

May 8, 2020 8:33 am

Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door

The growth that Philadelphia has experienced in population, in jobs, in reputation, are all a result of the offices the mayor proposes to cut or eliminate, says guest columnist Deborah Diamond.
While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution purpose

May 4, 2020 9:54 am

While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution

"Our elected officials and business leaders should be drawing on what could be the most potent resources available for this moment: knowledge, creativity, imagination, and analytical abilities of artists across this country," says guest columnist Jane Golden.

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