- Outcry grows over Phila. school cuts-- Budget critics force one-day delay in vote on new spending plan (because if it happens one day later, the damage to programs and students will be much less painful)
- Related: DN opinion piece TUNE IN TOMORROW -- THE SCHOOL BUDGET DRAMA ISN'T OVER YET (all-caps headers in no danger either)
- Blackjack and roulette put on the table for consideration -- Even the bill's sponsor says Pennsylvania might not be ready yet for such games. (but if we mention them over and over, eventually the opposition will diminish)
- Managing director will leave city post -- Pedro Ramos, for two years the deputy to Mayor Street, will return to private law practice next month.
More on the story here: Managing-director shift: Ramos out, lobbyist in
- Senator critical of SEPTA's delay in raising fares (paints self as total putz for all to see)
- At Pa. panel, most oppose term limits (public, regardless of viewpoint, faints with surprise)
- PW: Usual Suspects -- The police union and Commissioner Johnson disagree about who should attend strategy sessions.
- Inky: Editorial | City Year
- PoliticsPA: The GOP’s Perzel Problem (via YPP)
- Not about Philly, but appropriate: Passing the gravy.