Philly Budgeting 35% More to Fight Gun Violence, but Much of It Isn’t for Immediate Interventions
The city of Philadelphia budgeted $208 million to combat gun violence in fiscal year 2023. That’s a 35% increase from the year before.
A new spending analysis from the office of the controller shows that most of the money is set aside for long-term solutions rather than interventions that will slow shootings now. WHYY’s Sammy Caiola has more.
(Original air-date: 9/2/22)