Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia |
March 19, 2013
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L. Clarke, explaining why he chose to declare a recess during Mayor Michael Nutter's annual budget address. The mayor's speech was drowned out by the shouts and whistles of municipal union workers angry over contract negotiations.
Jeannine Markoe Raymond, of the National Association of State Retirement Administrators, on why Congress is considering legislation that would govern how states and localities calculate their unfunded pension liabilities.
Source: McClatchy/GOVERNING | Philadelphia |
February 27, 2013
Pat Deon, the current board chairman of SEPTA (which earned the national 2012 Outstanding Public Transportation System award) speaking to former Chairman Lou Gambaccini. Under Gambaccini's leadership in the '90s, the transit agency was tens of millions of dollars in debt.