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Property tax increase said to be part of Nutter’s budget

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia’s Mayor Nutter will make his budget address tomorrow, and sources tell NewsWorks that he will call for increasing property taxes.

The School District is asking for more than $100 million in new funding, so that may explain why Nutter will ask for a 9 percent property tax increase.

Democrat Curtis Jones says it’s not all bad news. The state budget could mean good news for Philadelphia.

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