“Doomsday” budget may shut down Philadelphia Library system

By |2020-01-03T13:34:40-05:00September 17th, 2009|Blog|

As Benjamin Franklin rolled over in his grave, the Pennsylvania State Senate discussed Wednesday night whether all of Philadelphia's 54 libraries will have to close on October 2.  Mayor Michael Nutter's Plan C, or "Doomsday," budget will start to go into effect on Friday unless enough state senators vote to pass a 1% sales tax hike. The plan, which the [...]