Imagine how the city’s budget process would look if it got an extreme makeover

Get ready for a sad story: Doron Taussig knows the city budget is important, and he wants to follow along as Council conducts its hearings. But he just can’t do it.

What’s his problem? The hearings, which began in March and continue through May, are long, boring, and not that useful.

But there’s a surprise in store for Doron: He’s about to be the recipient of an Extreme Government Makeover! Ben Waxman has some ideas for how Philadelphia can improve its budget process.

On this week’s It’s Our Money podcast, it’s a very emotional Extreme Government Makeover as we look at ways the city budget hearings could be made more appealing.

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