The University of Pennsylvania spent more than $900,000 from 2017 to early 2019 to have Joe Biden play the big man on campus. But Penn does little to note its one graduate to become president, Donald Trump. His campaign has noticed that snub.
The city’s plan doesn’t account for an economic downturn to significantly affect revenue during the five-year period, while an economist hired by PICA predicted a recession may begin in the next two years.
The South Philadelphia refinery was on the brink of closing in 2012, but politicians scrambled to keep it open with the aid of taxpayer subsidies. Now some are questioning whether that was a good decision.