2009 Philadelphia City Budget
What Should the Priorities Be?
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March 15, 2009
The most important issue in Philly politics right now is the budget and how funding and taxation look after it is drafted. In anticipation NN and others met on March 14 to learn about and discuss choices about these matters. It was a highly informative and productive meeting....
By Stan Shapiro, Vice-Chair, Philly NN
February 24, 2009
The following are some thoughts about the upcoming City Council Budget Process. All progressives should know how this works so we can have our most impactful effect on its ultimate outcome. These remarks are contributed by Stan Shapiro, one of the founders of NN....
NN prepares for testimony and lobbying activities
By Gloria Gilman and Stan Shapiro
February 10, 2009
Neighborhood Networks has developed budget positions which will be the basis for future testimony in the upcoming budget hearings. This is a serious and difficult time and we need to be clear about our priorities and defend the most progressive and humanistic approaches to the choices ahead. If you are going to testify or wish to write a letter to the editor or participate in a demonstration or press conference, please note the content of these positions and help NN make an impact with its thoughtful conclusions and answers to the current situation. Thanks....