Joe Op-Ed | Earned income tax credit could be right for Philadelphians

Joe Op-Ed | Earned income tax credit could be right for Philadelphians

In many ways, Philadelphia’s economic landscape has moved in a positive direction in recent years. Job creation is up. Home sales are up. Unemployment is down. But this fact remains: Philadelphia is still the poorest big city in the nation. In fact, in recent years while the median household income in every other big city rose, Philadelphia was the only city where it declined.