In case you missed it: this week's good reads about Pennsylvania cities
Keystone Crossroads publishes a weekly roundup of links related to Pennsylvania cities.
It's Friday! Here's a roundup of recommended reading from this week.
Let's start off with the governor's budget address.
Here's what Gov. Wolf's budget means for municipal recovery and development.
But how does it affect your household budget? Spoiler: your chocolate bar might cost an extra 9 cents, with tax. (Lancaster Online)
(More) government matters
Scranton's city council passed the first of three votes needed to adopt a revised Act 47 recovery plan, which includes raising taxes, refinancing debt, and privatizing the city's parking and sewer systems. (The Times Tribune)
Visitors are flocking to Allentown's new arena (part of the city's Neighborhood Improvement Zone), and that's putting a strain on the city's police department. One suggestion? Asking businesses to chip in for police overtime costs. (The Morning Calland Lehigh Valley Live)