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This page contains links to PICA's mentions in news publications + press releases that accompany some of our reports.

Mentions

Philadelphia sets record on overtime spending

08/18/2022

State board that oversees Philadelphia’s finances gets extended for 25 years

07/11/2022

 

Philly budget could have bigger surplus than expected

05/30/2022

 

A state board approved Philly’s longterm financial plan. But the pandemic has created huge challenges going forward

07/27/2021

 

Philadelphia tax revenue is up, but concerns linger about future finances

07/25/2021

 

Meet the new Philly budget. Same as the old budget.

06/22/2021

 

Fire Department Sees Surge in Overtime

01/01/2021

 

Overtime for Philly workers hit a record $200 million this year. A state oversight board wants a plan to reduce those costs

12/22/2020

 

What does Philadelphia have to show for an extra $1 billion in spending?

3/3/2020

 

City finances not strong enough to weather severe recession, officials and watchdog group says

2/26/2020

 

At least $7 million of Philly police overtime costs may be avoidable, state board says

9/19/2019

 

City overtime spending hits $90M so far this year

4/1/2019

 

In year-end review, city’s financial watchdog flags record overtime, says Parks and Rec missed goals

8/29/2018

 

Four city labor contracts, 1 pension fund and a plan to close a $6 billion gap

8/1/2019

 

Philly nearly blows through all of its annual overtime budget

4/25/2018

 

Philly cops waiting to testify in court cost city millions

4/3/2018

 

DROP cost city $237 million over 16 years, study says

12/13/2017

 

Citing labor costs, Philly mulls service cuts

9/19/2017

 

PICA approves city's five-year plan, warns not enough savings

7/18/2018

 

Philadelphia City Finances Get Thumbs Up, With A Few Caveats

7/18/2017

 

Philly police OT soars amid political protests, special events

4/17/2017

 

PICA: Overtime a challenge for the Kenney admin

1/5/2017

 

City employees continue to cash in on drop

11/26/2016

 

Report: Philadelphia blew overtime budget by $45 million in FY 2016

11/15/2016

 

City overspends in overtime, again

11/15/2016

City’s five-year plan approved despite recession warning

9/1/2016

 

PICA NEWS ARCHIVES

Press Releases

Press Release - QCMR Q4 FY2022

Press Release - PICA Board Approves FY2023-FY2027 Five Year Plan

Press Release - PICA Legislation Signed

Press Release - QCMR Q3 FY2022

Press Release - Pandemic Impact on City Employee Separations

Press Release - 30 Years of Financial Oversight

Press Release - QCMR Q2 FY2022

Press Release - QCMR Q1 FY2022

Press Release - PICA Board Approves FY2022-FY2026 Five Year Plan as Revised October 29, 2021

Press Release - Fund Balance and Reserve Comparison

Press Release - QCMR Q4 FY2021

Press Release - PICA Board Approves FY2022-FY2026 Five Year Plan

Press Release - QCMR Q3 FY2021

Press Release - QCMR Q2 FY2021

Press Release-QCMR Q1 FY2021

Press Release - PICA Board Approves FY2021-FY2025 Five Year Plan

Press Release - Overtime Update Q3 FY20

Press Release - QCMR Q2FY20

Press Release Overtime Update Q2 FY20

Press Release Overtime Update Q1 FY20

Press Release-QCMR Q1 FY2020

Press Release Annual Overtime Report FY19

Press Release Police-Court Overtime Study

Press Release QCMR Q4 FY19

Press Release – PICA Board Approves FY2020-FY2024 Five Year Plan

Press Release QCMR Q3 FY19

Press Release Overtime Update Q2 FY19

Press Release QCMR Q2 FY19

Press Release-PICA Board Approves Revised FY2019-2023 Five-Year Plan

Press Release QCMR Q1 FY19

Press Release – Annual Overtime Report FY2018

Press Release QCMR Q4 FY18

Press Release QCMR Q3 FY18

Press Release Overtime Update Q3 FY18

Press Release QCMR Q2 FY18

Press Release Overtime Update Q2 FY18

Press Release-DROP Study

Press Release QCMR Q1 FY18

Press Release Overtime Update Q1 FY18

Press Release Q4FY17 OT Report-FINAL

Press Release-PICA Board Approves Revised FY18-22 Five-Year Plan

Press Release-PICA Board Approves FY18-22 Five-Year Plan

Press Release QCMR Q4 FY17

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