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What We're Reading: Week of July 3, 2023


What We're Reading

Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:


🏇 The Pennsylvania budget has one last hurdle to overcome before it can be signed by the Governor, a bump in a road to next year’s budget that was generally smoother than usual

by Justin Sweitzer, Jul 6, 2023


House Speaker Joanna McClinton (left) stands in the Pennsylvania House chambers with Democratic mayoral nominee Cherelle Parker during her visit to Harrisburg on Tuesday, June 27, 2023.
House Speaker Joanna McClinton (left) stands in the Pennsylvania House chambers with Democratic mayoral nominee Cherelle Parker during her visit to Harrisburg on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. 📸: House Democratic Caucus

Cherelle Parker, the presumptive 100th mayor of Philadelphia and former head of the Philadelphia delegation in the PA House of Representatives spent a day in Harrisburg on June 27, 2023. Parker met with legislators as they finalized the 2024 fiscal year budget for the Commonwealth, looking out for Philadelphia’s interests and rekindling relationships with the Pennsylvania legislature

By Gillian McGoldrick for the Inquirer, Updated Jun 28, 2023


by Jake Blumgart, Updated Jun 28, 2023


The Inquirer breaks down the spending by each major candidate for mayor in the primary, including a comparison of the amount each spent per vote received

by Sean Collins Walsh and Aseem Shukla, Updated Jun 26, 2023


by the City of Philadelphia's Treasurer's Office, Jun 22, 2023


Greyhound’s lease is ending at the Filbert Street terminal, where they moved their operations thirty years ago, and they are heading to the same model as discount coach line Megabus, moving to curbside boarding with only a storefront and no actual bus station

by Nick Vadala, Updated Jun 23, 2023


DVRPC has released a detailed study of transportation modes and volumes in the Central Business District, including roads, transit, cycling and walking, from 2000 to 2020

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