Philadelphia's Financial Crisis

Publication: WHYY


04/28/2009 - 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.

Marty Moss-Coane discusses the possible choices for dealing with the city's deficit and the public's willingness to confront them. Her guests are Jeff Shields, Staff Writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Larry Eichel, Project Director of Pew's Philadelphia Research Initiative.

Listen to an MP3 of the program from WHYY's "Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane."

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