Some Council members are looking for a solution that doesn’t include new taxes

June 15th, 2011

Some of Mayor Nutter’s own Council members are already declaring his tax proposal dead,’s Troy Graham, Jeff Shields, and Kristen Graham reported.

“Both taxes are pretty much DOA,” said Councilman James F. Kenney, usually a Nutter ally.

Several members have met with the President of the Council to discuss how to mend the School District’s budget woes without considering more taxes.

While the Council plans to consider a vote on the soda tax Thursday, clearly certain members realize there can be a way to solve some of the city’s problems without taking money and jobs from hardworking Philadelphians.

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