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Pennsylvania's increase was third-largest in the U.S.
City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart’s first project: Reviewing the $1.6 billion budget of the Department of Behavioral Health
Why? Because it deals with issues like opioid addiction and gun violence.
Property taxes, opioid resources, school funding, road paving and lots more.
Philadelphia hasn't yet conducted any public opinion surveys.
Philadelphians who don't speak English might not be getting the whole picture.
Outspoken CUES critic Solomon Jones hosted the panel discussion.
Understanding this nationally significant move has been tough.
But the city can't shield users from the Feds.
The police will allow some bridge encampments to stay.
The act might be more show than substance.
And why recovery experts say it won't help.