City Budget with Jeff Shields and Larry Eichel

    Mayor Nutter has put forth his plan to fix Philadelphia’s financial crisis. It includes some cuts, increases in property and sales taxes, and changes to the pension fund. City Council proposes increasing the wage tax. We discuss the possible choices for dealing with the city’s deficit and the public’s willingness to confront them. Our guests are JEFF SHIELDS, Staff Writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and LARRY EICHEL, Project Director of the Philadelphia Research Initiative. Listen to the mp3

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