Skip to comments.How Philly Turned Their Financial Crisis Around
Posted on 06/19/2012 5:04:05 AM PDT by econjack
"... in 1992, newly-elected Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell faced perhaps the greatest financial crisis of any city in that era -- and pulled off what the New York Times called "one of the most stunning turnarounds in recent municipal history."
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If it’s yours why don’t you just post it here? Why force us to go elsewhere? Pimping a blog?
Ed Rendell did NOTHING to solve a bankrupt Philly except kick the can down the road.
He sucked Harrisburg dry and rode the property bubble.
The unions STILL control Philly and they have bankrupted the city.
I don’t have a blog.
Fast Eddie Rendell did very little.
Yes, he sucked money from the rest of the state, especially rural areas and also presided over the city at a time of economic growth.
You maybe right. Rendell notes he did everything through the collective bargaining process which mean the Unions still retained power over the democratic process.
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