Trash, health centers “on the table” as city discusses budget scenarios

    By: Bill Hangley

    Mayor Nutter says he will respect a court order to keep open eleven libraries, but says the city’s budget-cutting mission has only just begun. Mayor Nutter today asked Philadelphians to keep their fingers off the panic button while the city explores ideas. WHYY’s Bill Hangley reports.

    By: Bill Hangley
    bhangley@whyy.org

    Mayor Nutter says he will respect a court order to keep open eleven libraries, but says the city’s budget-cutting mission has only just begun. Mayor Nutter today asked Philadelphians to keep their fingers off the panic button while the city explores ideas. WHYY’s Bill Hangley reports.

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