Council overrides Nutter’s DROP veto

    Philadelphia City Council has voted to unanimously override Mayor Michael Nutter’s DROP veto, thus keeping the program but reducing its cost.

    The bill delays DROP entry for non-uniformed workers and would lower the earned interest rate for future participants with a one-time $15 million to $20 million cost, according to Philly Clout.

    Nutter vetoed the bill before council broke for summer.

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