Alan Butkovitz

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Philly.com
Philly's soda tax facing new challenges in Pa. Senaterace for mayor is still grinding on. And maybe it will just drag into Kenney’s
Philly.com / Posted 8 hours ago
race for mayor is still grinding on. And maybe it will just drag into Kenney’s bid for reelection in 2019. City Controller Alan Butkovitz, who opposes the tax and will leave office in January after losing the Democratic primary election in May, is... Read more
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Philly.com
Controller targets sidewalk café pavement pirates | Stu BykofskySomeone in the city hierarchy — specifically, the soon-departing Controller Ala
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
Someone in the city hierarchy — specifically, the soon-departing Controller Alan Butkovitz — has heard my complaints that way too many restaurants are abusing the hell out of their sidewalk café licenses. On Wednesday, Butkovitz released statistics... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly Pension Board considers divesting from private prisonscity wants to divest in private prisons but they are also sending prisoners to
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
city wants to divest in private prisons but they are also sending prisoners to a private prison,” said City Controller Alan Butkovitz, who sits on the pension board. “That raises a hypocrisy issue with a capital H.” Hoffman Hall is part of the... Read more
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Philly.com
Controller: Mayor's Fund 'unresponsive' and 'uncooperative' in investigationCity Controller Alan Butkovitz blasted the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia for no
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
City Controller Alan Butkovitz blasted the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia for not cooperating in his continuing investigation into the nonprofit’s operations. “The ongoing refusal to provide documents and assist with auditors, along with the... Read more
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Philly.com
Has soda tax led to job cuts in Philly? It depends who you asksuggest that the beverage industry has not lost jobs due to the drink levy, off
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
suggest that the beverage industry has not lost jobs due to the drink levy, officials said. Hours later, Controller Alan Butkovitz fired back with criticisms of the so-called soda tax — and the city’s assessment of its own wage tax data. The... Read more

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