Philadelphia's Debt Is Still a Threat, Controller Says
- Philadelphia's City Hall, needing $350 million renovation, may add retail and restaurants. J.D.K. // Architectural Record;Mar2001, Vol. 189 Issue 3, p39
Reports on Philadelphia City Controller Jonathan Saidel's introduction of a plan that would introduce retail and other uses into the Philadelphia City Hall in Pennsylvania as part of the proposed renovation of the structure. State of the structure; Vital parts of the plan; Overall cost of the...
- Philly Controller Introduces Plan To Shift Burden of Real Estate Tax. Braun, Martin Z. // Bond Buyer;11/6/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31259, p1
Focuses on the plans of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania controller Jonathan Saidel to shift the burden of the city's real estate taxes from building owners to owners of vacant land. Opposition raised by Philadelphia mayor John Street; Impact of taxation plan on land developers.
- Candidate contenders emerging. Segal, Mark // Philadelphia Gay News;3/29/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p11
The author argues on the emerging political candidates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which might change the political landscape of the city including Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, state Treasurer Robb McCord, and former City Controller Jonathan Saidel.
- Auditors on the Warpath. Perlman, Ellen // Governing;Jan2001, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p52
Focuses on several auditing cases of the U.S. government. Problem with a school system technology project audited by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's city controller Jonathan Saidel; Result of an auditing investigation made on the U.S. Department of Information and Telecommunications Services;...
- Report: Philadelphia must be more watchful. Hoffman, David // Bond Buyer;11/04/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30514, p26
Focuses on the need for the city government of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to boost its efforts in solving the year 2000 computer problem in the city according to city Controller Jonathan Saidel. Failure of the city to monitor the situation; Comments from Saidel.
- A Cautious Controller. Higginbotham, Stacey // Bond Buyer;11/30/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31027, p1
Reports on the refusal of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Controller Jonathan Saidel to testify at public hearings detailing Mayor John Street's financing plan for two stadiums. Need for the city to fix the Philadelphia Gas Works and the school system; Financing plans for the stadiums.
- Pennsylvania Agency's 5-Year Plan Released With Official's Disclaimer. D'Ambrosio, Gillian // Bond Buyer;7/1/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31668, p5
Reports on the issue of a disclaimer, by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based Controller Jonathan Saidel, concerning the city's five-year financial plan, which was approved by Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, as of July 1, 2003. Factors that led to issue of the disclaimer;...
- As Predicted, Philadelphia Agency Defaults on $46M of Insured Tax-Lien Debt. D'Ambrosio, Jill // Bond Buyer;7/27/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31934, p4
Reports that a Philadelphia authority has defaulted on multimillion insured tax-lien bonds it sold in 1997 as a way to raise cash. Opposition of the city Controller, Jonathan Saidel on the tax-lien deal; Saidel's discussion of the probable impact of the default on the cost of bond insurance for...
- A glimpse into the abyss. Gunter, Lorne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/15/93, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p8
Discusses a report on federal and provincial debt published by Toronto's C.D. Howe Institute which warns that huge deficits and rapidly growing debt have brought the country to the threshold of fiscal crisis. Predictions of Howe Institute; Problems facing Canadian government; Concerns over...